Sigurt-Horstmar Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay

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Sigurt-Horstmar Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay
Born 31 December 1900
Berlin
Died 8 October 1953(1953-10-08) (aged 52)
Prisoner of war camp near Krasnopolje, Ukraine
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1920)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1917–1920
1934–1945
Rank Oberst
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 29 (mot.)
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Sigurt-Horstmar Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay[a] (31 December 1900 – 8 October 1953) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Sigurt-Horstmar Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay was captured by Soviet troops during the Battle of Stalingrad. He died on 8 October 1953 in a prisoner of war camp near Krasnopolje, Ukraine

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Footnotes[edit]

  • a Regarding personal names: Freiherr is a former title (translated as Baron), which is now legally a part of the last name. The feminine forms are Freifrau and Freiin.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 107.

References[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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