Bostell, von, Wolfgang Hans Heiner Paul

Date of birth:
February 25th, 1917 (Heiningen/Braunschweig, Germany)
Date of death:
May 10th, 1991 (Hamburg/Hamburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
?: Unteroffizier;
November 1st, 1940: Feldwebel;
March 1st, 1944: Leutnant;
January 1st, 1945: Oberleutnant.

Career:
October 1st, 1935: 2. / Artillerie-Regiment 48, Schwein/Mecklenburg;
October 1st, 1936: 2. / Panzer-Abwehr-Abteilung 12;
October 3rd, 1937: 3. / Panzerabwehr-Abteilung 12;
November 16th, 1940: Zugführer 2. / Panzerabwehr-Abteilung 12;
July 22nd, 1941 - September 21st, 1941: Healing of wounds;
September 21st, 1941: Genesenden-Kompanie / Panzerjäger-Ersatz-Abteilung 2, Kolberg;
January 8th, 1942: Zugführer 3. / Panzerjäger-Ersatz-Abteilung 2;
January 31st, 1942: Zugführer 2. / Panzerjäger-Abteilung 12;
April 23rd, 1942 - May 10th, 1942: Healing of wounds;
May 10th, 1942: Genesenden-Kompanie / Panzerjäger-Ersatz-Abteilung 2, Kolberg;
October 21st, 1942: Zugführer 3. / Panzerjäger-Ersatz-Abteilung 2;
Ocotber 26th, 1942: Zugführer 1. / Panzerjäger-Abteilung 23;
August 23rd, 1943 - November 23rd, 1943: Fahnenjunker-Lehrgang 4 / 9. Inspektion (Panzerjäger), Truppenübungsplatz Wischau;
December 7th, 1943 - March 3rd, 1944: 2. Oberfähnrichs-Lehrgang der Panzertruppe / II. Lehrgruppe / 10. Inspektion, Groß Glienicke;
March 4th, 1944: Sturmgeschützschule, Mielau, Polen;
April 2nd, 1944: Zugführer 2. / Panzerjäger-(Sturmgeschütz)Abteilung 1023;
August 22nd, 1944 - January 5th, 1945: Healing of wounds;
January 5th, 1945: Zugführer, 2. / Panzerjäger-Abteilung 205;
April 10th, 1945: Führer 2. / Panzerjäger-Abteilung 5;
May 8th, 1945 - Ocotber 8th, 1953: Soviet POW.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
3. Kompanie, Panzerabwehr-Abteilung 12, 12. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
3. Kompanie, Panzerabwehr-Abteilung 12, 12. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1940
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer, 2. Kompanie, Panzerjäger-(Sturmgeschütz)Abteilung 1023, 23. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 30th, 1944
Demjanskschild
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer, 2. Kompanie, Panzerjäger-(Sturmgeschütz)Abteilung 1023, 23. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer, 2. Kompanie, Panzerjäger-(Sturmgeschütz)Abteilung 1023, 23. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1944
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer, 2. Kompanie, Panzerjäger-(Sturmgeschütz)Abteilung 1023, 23. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 2nd, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer, 2. Kompanie, Panzerjäger-Abteilung 205, 205. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 5th, 1945
Panzerkampfabzeichen II Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer, 2. Kompanie, Panzerjäger-Abteilung 205, 205. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 30th, 1945
Details:
Not numbered awarding. When the official numbering was followed this would possibly have been the 859th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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