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Strippel, Hans

Updated: Jun 13, 2022

Born: 01.12.1912 in Obergeis

Died: 26.11.1983

  • joined 15. Infanterie-Regiment in 1932,

  • transferred to Kraftfahrabteilung "Kassel" and in the Summer of 1934, to the 1st Lehrtrupp of Kraftfahrlehrkommando II Ohrdruf,

  • pursued the career of an Unteroffizier,

  • became a member of the 1st Company of Panzerregiment 1 in October 1935,

  • trasferred in 1937 to the 3rd Company,

  • served during the Polish and French Campaigns as well as the beginning of the Russian Campaign as an Unteroffizier / Feldwebel with the 3rd Company,

  • transferred in 1942 to the 2nd Company of Panzerregiment 1,

  • served at the end of the war with the 4th Company of Panzerregiment 1,

  • last rank: Leutnant



Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross (22.01.1943) with Oak Leaves (04.06.1944), German Cross in Gold (24.12.1941), EKI (1941), EKII (1939), Silver Wound Badge (1944), Panzer Assault Badge Grade III for 50 Engagements (1944), Eastern Front Medal (1942)

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