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Mokros, Gerhard

Date of birth:
March 18th, 1909 (Dresden/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
April 3rd, 1996 (Sonthofen/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Promotions:
March 1st, 1939: Leutnant der Reserve;
April 1st, 1942: Oberleutnant der Reserve;
June 1st, 1942: Hauptmann der Reserve;
August 1st, 1943: Major der Reserve;
September 1st, 1944: Oberstleutnant der Reserve;
May 1st, 1945: Oberst der Reserve.

Career:
November 1st, 1926: 14. / Infanterie-Regiment 10;
July 1st, 1927: 3. / Infanterie-Regiment 10;
April 24th, 1935 - July 31st, 1936: Ergänzungs-Bataillon 25, Löbau;
November 3rd, 1939: Zugführer Infanterie-Ersatz-Bataillon 488;
November 30th, 1939: Zugführer 7. / Infanterie-Regiment 331;
? - June 7th, 1942: Infanterie-Ersatz-Bataillon 179;
October 21st, 1942: Kommandeur II. / Grenadier-Regiment 331;
?: Infanterie-Ersatz-Bataillon 179;
May 1944: Führer Grenadier-Regiment 423;
May 1945 - December 1945: U.S. POW.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 26th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer, 7. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 331, 167. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 331, 167. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 1st, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst der Reserve (Colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 423, 212. Volksgrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1945
Details:
Unnumbered awarding, when numberd it wold have been the 860th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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