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Saturday, 4 April 2015

Werner Stichling

Werner Stichling

Career:

Branch: Kaiserliche Marine / Reichsmarine / Kriegsmarine
Born: 26 November 1895 in Gotha, Germany.
Died: 29 January 1982 in Freiburg im Breisgau Germany.

Ranks:
Konteradmiral 1 January 1943
Kommodore
Kapitän zur See 1 February 1939
Fregattenkapitän 1 April 1937
Korvettenkapitän 1 July 1933
Kapitänleutnant 1 April 1926
Oberleutnant zur See 28 September 1920
Leutnant zur See 13 July 1916
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See 23 December 1914

Decorations:
Iron Cross 1914
2nd Class
1st Class
Silesian Eagle Order Second Stage
Cross of Honor for Combatants
Wehrmacht Long Service Award
Clasp to the Iron Cross
2nd Class
1st Class
Badge of Naval Artillery
Finnish Freedom Cross First Class with Swords 15 April 1944

Commands:
Leipzig
Takes command on 1 December 1940
Ends command on 30 August 1942

Personal Information:

Werner Stichling was born on 26 November 1895 in Gotha, Germany and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Konteradmiral and went on to command the following Leipzig.

Werner Stichling joined Kaiserliche Marine as a Seekadett on 1 April 1914 and attended basic naval training and continued his training on board heavy cruiser Victoria Louise.

Werner Stichling was given the command of the light cruiser Leipzig on 1 December 1940 and remained in command until 30 August 1942.

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