Kiethe, Kurt

Date of birth:
July 8th, 1908
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
January 1st, 1935: Polizei-Leutnant;
October 15th, 1935: Leutnant mit RDA vom 1-3-1934 (116v);
October 1st, 1936: Oberleutnant (86);
March 1st, 1940: Hauptmann (78);
June 1st, 1943: Major (27);
April 1st, 1944: Oberstleutnant (101);
November 9th, 1944: Oberst (51).

Career:
June 30th, 1929: Eingetreten b.Pol.Anw.Lehrg.d.Pol.Dir. Plauen;
August 1st, 1935: i.d.Dt.Heer;
October 15th, 1935: 8./Inf.Rgt. 32;
July 1st, 1937: Inf.Rgt. 116;
September 1st, 1939: Ord.Offz. Inf.Rgt. 36;
March, 1940: Chef MG Kompanie;
December 5th, 1940: Chef 14./Inf.Rgt. 36;
October 25th, 1941: Btl.Fhr.;
June 10th, 1942: Ltr.d.Gr.3 OKH/HPA/Ag P 4;
September 1st, 1943: Btl.Kdr. 9.Inf.Div.;
December 10th, 1943: Führer-Reserve OKH;
January 31st, 1944: mdFb Gren.Rgt. 21;
February 25th, 1944: mdFb Gren.Rgt. 116;
April 1st, 1944: Kdr. Gren.Rgt. 21;
September 1st, 1944: Führer-Reserve OKH;
November 15th, 1944: Kdr. Schule VIII f.Fhj.d.Inf. Wetzlar.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 116, 9. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 21st, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
III. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 36, 9. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 7th, 1943
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 10th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 7th, 1943
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 2nd, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse

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