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Eibl, Karl-Franz

Date of birth:
July 23rd, 1891 (Steeg/Upper Austria, Austria)
Date of death:
January 21st, 1943 (Novy Georgiyevsky near Stalingrad/Russia, USSR)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Died to its wounds in the military hospital at Novy Georgiyevsky near Stalingrad. Karl Eibl was posthumously promoted to General der Infanterie on 1 March 1943.

Promotions:
February 1st, 1942: Generalmajor;
March 1st, 1943; General der infanterie (Posthuum).

Career:
February 1st, 1942: Kommandeur 385. Infanterie-Division.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 131, 44. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 23rd, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 131, 44. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, III Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 132, 44. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 132, 44. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1941
Details:
180th Award.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 132, 44. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1941
Details:
50th Award.
Presented January 30th, 1942.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 385. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 19th, 1942
Details:
21st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

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