Kegler, Gerhard

Date of birth:
January 26th, 1898 (Grünewald/Pomerania, Germany)
Date of death:
July 16th, 1986 (Siessen/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
March 1st, 1917: Fähnrich;
November 11th, 1917: Leutnant;
April 1st, 1925: Oberleutnant (677);
June 1st, 1933: Hauptmann (30);
March 1st, 1937: Major (26);
August 1st, 1940: Oberstleutnant (22);
February 1st, 1942: Oberst (202);
December 1st, 1944: Generalmajor (27).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 27, 12. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 1st, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 222, 75. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 21st, 1942
Medaille

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