Kleinschmit, August Hermann Albrecht

Date of birth:
July 21st, 1904 (Bendorf am Rhein/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

August Hermann Albrecht Kleinschmit was born on July 20th, 1904 geboren as the son to Walter Kleinschmit and Else Erlenmeyer.

Promotions:
April 1st, 1942: Oberstleutnant (RDA -511-);
?: Oberst.

Career:
September 1st, 1939: O1, Generalkommando, XVI. Panzerkorps;
January 15th, 1940: 1. Generalstabslehrgang, Dresden;
March 1940: Waffen-Kommando, Infanterie-Regiment 12;
April 1940: Ic., Stab, 4. Panzer-Division;
October 1940: Ib., Stab, 20. Panzer-Division;
February 15th, 1941: Quartiermeister, LVI. Panzerkorps;
July 31st, 1942: Ia., 8. Panzer-Division;
December 25th, 1943: Lazerett;
July 7th, 1944: Chef, XXXXVII. Panzerkorps;
November 25th, 1944: Lazerett;
January 25th, 1945: Chef, LVII. Panzerkorps.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
O1, XVI. Panzerkorps, Heer
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Ia, Stab, 8. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Ia, Stab, 8. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 13th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Ia, Stab, 8. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 23rd, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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