Richard Utgenannt

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Richard Utgenannt
Born 11 October 1919
Charlottenthal, Germany
Died 14 February 1968 (1968-02-15) (aged 48)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Flag Schutzstaffel.svg Waffen SS
Years of service 1939–45
Rank Hauptsturmführer
Unit 4th SS Polizei Panzergrenadier Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
German Cross in Gold
Iron Cross 1st Class
Iron Cross 2nd Class
Eastern Front Medal 1941/42
Close Combat Clasp

Richard Utgenannt (11 October 1919 – 14 February 1968) was a Hauptsturmführer (Captain) in the Waffen SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II, while in command of the 3rd Company, 4th SS Panzer Battalion (4th SS Polizei Division), in November 1943.

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  • 14th Company, 8th SS Panzer Grenadier Regiment
  • 3rd Company, 4th SS Panzer Sturmgeschütz Battalion
  • 4th SS Panzerjager Battalion
  • 4th SS Panzer Battalion

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