Lechner, Friedrich

Date of birth:
February 9th, 1904 (Salzburg/Salzburg, Austria)
Date of death:
April 10th, 1945 (Kottendorf/Unterfranken, Germany)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Bensheim
Grave: 659.
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Promotions:
August 1st, 1927: Leutnant;
September 1st, 1940: Oberleutnant;
January 1st, 1943: Hauptmann;
November 1st, 1943: Major;
October 1st, 1944: Oberstleutnant.

Career:
October 31st, 1943: Btl. Kdr.;
February 6th, 1944: mdFb Gren.Rgt. 316;
October 15th, 1944: Fhr. Gren.Rgt. 316;
November 27th, 1944: Kdr. Gren.Rgt. 316.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Feldersatz-Bataillon 212, 212. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
III. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 316, 212. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 25th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 26th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
III. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 316, 212. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 29th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 11th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 14th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1942
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 16th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse

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