Abel, Dr., Ulrich

Date of birth:
March 3rd, 1912 (Leipzig/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
April 23rd, 1944 (Bay of Biscay)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Ulrich Abel was killed on April 23rd, 1944 with the sinking of the U 193 in the Bay of Biakay at 45°38´N / 09°43´W.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
17.Minensuchflottille
Awarded on:
April 23rd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Minensuchboot M 1503 / 17. Minensuchflottille
Awarded on:
November 15th, 1940
Kriegsabzeichen für Minensuch-, U-Boots-, Jagd- und Sicherungsverbände
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Minensuchboot M 1503 / 15. Minensuchflottille
Awarded on:
June 5th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant zur See
Unit:
Minensuchboot M 1503 / 15.Minensuchflottille
Awarded on:
June 18th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
U 154
Action:
Received in December 1943
U-boot Kriegsabzeichen (ohne Brillianten)

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