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, Ukrainian SSR
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1917–20
1934–45
Rank Oberst
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Sigurt-Horstmar Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay (31 December 1900 – 8 October 1953) was a German officer (Oberst) in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. Beaulieu-Marconnay surrendered to the Soviet troops during the Battle of Stalingrad.

He "had spent a long time in the Soviet Union during the 1920s, spoke the Russian language, knew the country and the people and-as he stressed-was familiar with the Red Army." He commanded an infantry regiment in the 3rd (Motorised) Infantry Division at Stalingrad.[1]

He died on 8 October 1953 in a prisoner of war camp near Krasnopolje, Ukraine

Awards and decorations[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Adam, Wilhelm; Ruhle, Otto (2015). With Paulus at Stalingrad. Translated by Tony Le Tissier. Pen and Sword Books Ltd. p. 204. ISBN 9781473833869. 
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 107.

References[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. 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. 
  • 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 Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.