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Loch, Emil Herbert

Date of birth:
August 5th, 1886 (Oberstein-Birkenfeld/Oldenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
October 28th, 1976 (Landau/Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 17. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
April 22nd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 17. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 16th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 11th, 1944
Action:
The Soviets again did not attack south of Pskov yesterday. Since 31 March 1944, German troops under the overall command of General of Artillery Loch and led by Lieutenant General Matzky have prevented the breakthrough attempts of far superior enemy infantry and tank units and inflicted high human and material losses to the enemy.
Wehrmachtbericht

Sources

  • - Verleihungsurkunde RK