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Thursday, 5 March 2015

Hans Erdmenger

Hans Erdmenger

Career:

Branch: Kriegsmarine
Born: 29 October 1903 in Gersthofen.
Died: 28 December 1943 in the Bay of Biscay.

Ranks:
Kapitän zur See
Fregattenkapitän
Korvettenkapitän
Kapitänleutnant
Oberleutnant zur See
Leutnant zur See
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See

Decorations:
Iron Cross 1939
2nd Class 28 October 1939
1st Class 15 November 1939
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 3 November 1940
Destroyer War Badge 1940
Narvik Shield 1940

Commands:
Wolf
Takes command on September 1935
Ends command on April 1937

Albatros
Takes command on April 1937
Ends command on October 1937

Wilhelm Heidkamp
Takes command on June 1939
Ends command on April 1940

Z28
Takes command on August 1941
Ends command on February 1943

Personal Information:

Hans Erdmenger was born in October 1903 in Gersthofen and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Kapitän zur See and went on to command the following Wolf, Albatros, Wilhelm Heidkamp and Z28

Hans Erdmenger was killed in action on the 28th of December 1943 in the Bay of Biscay whilst on board the destroyer Z27 which was sunk after engaging British cruisers, HMS Glasgow and HMS enterprise.

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