Lorch, Anton

Date of birth:
June 6th, 1910 (Sigmaringen/Hohenzollernsche Lande, Germany)
Date of death:
October 22nd, 1984 (Neckarsulm/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Anton Lorch during the Second World War finally reached the rank of Oberst. After the war he served with the Bundeswehr from 1956 until 1966 where he finally reached the rank of Brigadegeneral.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
II. Bataillon, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 138, 3. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 144, 3. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 144, 3. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 15th, 1945
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

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