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Kullmer, Arthur

Date of birth:
August 17th, 1896 (Großbockenheim/Palatinate, Germany)
Date of death:
March 28th, 1953 (Russia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Arthur Kullmer died in Soviet imprisonment.

Promotions:
February 1st, 1939: Onerstleutnandt (RDA February 1st, 1939).

Career:
?: Stab Generalkommando VII. Armeekorps;
August 26th, 1939: IIa Generalkommando XXVII. Armeekorps.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 26th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on August 29th 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on October 8th 1918.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 331
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1942
Details:
Award 55/22
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 296.Infanterie-Division / XVIII.Armee-Korps / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
October 27th, 1943
Details:
2270th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 558.Volksgrenadier-Division / VII.Armee-Korps
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1945
Details:
758th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 3rd, 1943
Wehrmachtbericht

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Kriegsrangliste XXVII. Armeekorps

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