Rear admiral Böhmer in 1943
|Born||31 December 1892|
1 October 1944 (aged 51)|
near Ventspils, Latvia
German Empire |
|Years of service||1914–44|
U-17 and U-22|
cruiser Admiral Scheer
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Kurt Böhmer (31 December 1892 – 1 October 1944) was an officer in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany who commanded the 9th Security Division from 17 June 1944. He was shot and killed on a hunting trip together with three foresters at Ventspils in Latvia by partisans on 1 October 1944. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.
- Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class (6 January 1916)
- Wehrmacht Long Service Award 4th to 2nd Class (2 October 1936)
- Komturkreuz des Spanisch-Marokkanischen Mehdauia-Ordens (13 May 1938)
- Wehrmacht Long Service Award 1st Class (1 April 1939)
- Spanish Cross in Silver (6 June 1939)
- Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (17 April 1940)
- Iron Cross (1939), 1st Class (21 April 1940)
- Minesweeper War Badge (17 January 1941)
- Order of the Cross of Liberty, 1st Class with Swords (12 October 1942)
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 6 October 1940 as Kapitän zur See and Chief of Staff of the Security Forces of the North Sea
- Dörr 1995, p. 64.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 137.
- Dörr, Manfred (1995). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Überwasserstreitkräfte der Kriegsmarine, Band 1: A-K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2453-0.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) . Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [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.
| Chief of the 9. Sicherungsdivision
June 1944 – October 1944
Fregattenkapitän Adalbert von Blanc