Klein, Karl Friedrich

Date of birth:
May 17th, 1894 (Poburzen/East Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
March 1st, 1945 (MIA)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
October 28th, 1914: Gefreiter;
September 1st, 1916: Unteroffizier;
March 31st, 1918: Feldwebel;
April 26th, 1920: Polizei-Wachtmeister;
June 30th,1920: Polizei-Hauptwachtmeister;
January 7th, 1924: Polizei-Leutnant m.W.v. 1-10-1923;
April 1th, 1927: Polizei-Oberleutnant;
January 1st, 1934: Polizei-Hauptmann;
March 16th, 1936: Hauptmann mit RDA vom 1-9-1933 (52a);
October 1st, 1937: Major (37);
February 1st, 1941: Oberstleutnant (4);
July 1st, 1942: Oberst (54).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kampfgruppe Klein, Heer
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1945
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 290, 98. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 7th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 11th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 7th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 23rd, 1940
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1937
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  1.Klasse, 25 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Details:
4. bis 2. Klasse.
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 23rd, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 19th, 1918
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 9th, 1917
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 27th, 1915
Details:
Silver version.
Militär-Verdienstmedaille

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