Schneider, Erich (14. Infanterie-Division)

Date of birth:
August 12th, 1894 (Biedenkopf/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
August 3rd, 1980 (Wiesbaden/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
July 14th, 1915: Leutnant;
September 1st, 1923: Oberleutnant
April 1st, 1928: Hauptmann
November 1st, 1934: Major
August 1st, 1937: Oberstleutnant
January 1st, 1940: Oberst;
January 1st, 1943: Generalmajor;
July 1st, 1943: Generalleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1941
Details:
Already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on September 22nd, 1915.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 16th, 1941
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on October 26th, 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 4. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 14. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1945
Details:
768th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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