Löhr, Erich (WH-Gren.Rgt. 405)

Date of birth:
November 9th, 1898 (Quedlinburg/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
July 25th, 1966 (Ratzeburg/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
March 29th, 1916: Fähnrich;
April 22nd, 1917: Leutnant;
December 1st, 1922: neues RDA vom 1-3-1919 (2) erhalten;
January 1st, 1926: Oberleutnant (1);
January 5th, 1926: vorstehende Beförderung gilt m.W.v. 1-12-1925 (11);
September 1st, 1933: Hauptmann (6);
March 1st, 1937: Major (7);
January 5th, 1939: neues RDA vom 1-1-1937 (1a);
March 20th, 1939: neues RDA vom 1-3-1936 (94b);
June 1st, 1939: Oberstlleutnant (31);
February 1st, 1942: Oberst (218).

Career:
September 1st, 1939: Ia Gen.Stab 12.Inf-Div.;
January 27th, 1940: Gruppenleiter im Stab des Chefs der Heeresrüstung und Befehlshabers des Ersatzheeres;
February 15th, 1941: Chef des Stabes des Heereswaffenamtes;
June 1st, 1943: Führer-Reserve OKH;
July 1st, 1943: Kdr. Gren.Rgt. 405;
July 10th, 1944: Führer-Reserve OKH;
July 15th, 1944: mdFb 553. Gren.Div.;
September 30th, 1944: Führer-Reserve OKH.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
stellvertretende Führung, 121. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 12th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 405, 121. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 11th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 405, 121. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 17th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1942
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1942
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 29th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 21st, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 24th, 1919
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 29th, 1919
Details:
In mattweiß.
Verwundetenabzeichen (1918)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1917
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)

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