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Leopold Bürkner

Personnel File




Leopold Bürkner

Career

Branch: Kriegsmarine
Born: 29 January 1894 in Zerbst, Anhalt.
Died: 15 July 1975 in Frankfurt.

Ranks:
Vizeadmiral 1 October 1943
Konteradmiral 1 April 1942
Kommodore
Kapitän zur See 1 November 1937
Fregattenkapitän 1 September 1936
Korvettenkapitän 1 October 1931
Kapitänleutnant 1 may 1924
Oberleutnant zur See 25 December 1917
Leutnant zur See 22 March 1915
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See 12 April 1913

Decorations:

Commands:
Emden
Takes command on 30 July 1937
Ends command on 15 June 1938

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Personal Information

Leopold Bürkner was born on 29 January 1894 in Zerbst, Anhalt, and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Vizeadmiral and went on to command the following Emden

Leopold Bürkner joined the German Navy as a Seekadett and attended basic training on-board, the heavy cruiser Hansa.

Gallery

Emden picture 1

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