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Abraham, Erich Gottfried

Date of birth:
March 27th, 1895 (Marienburg/Eastern Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
March 7th, 1971 (Wiesbaden/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
September 2nd, 1915
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1917
Militärverdienstkreuz III. Klasse
Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
December 1st, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1917
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Bataillons-Kommandeur II. / Infanterie-Regiment 266
Awarded on:
March 10th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 2nd September 1915.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Regiments-Führer / Infanterie-Regiment 230 / 76.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
June 21st, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 27th June 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 230
Awarded on:
March 7th, 1942
Details:
Award 86/3.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 230
Awarded on:
June 22nd, 1942
Ordinul Corona Romaneii Commander
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 230 / 76.Infanterie-Division / VIII.Armee-Korps / 6.Armee / Heeresgruppe B
Awarded on:
November 13th, 1942
Details:
1311th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 76.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1943
Details:
Silver version
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 76.Infanterie-Division / XXIX.Armee-Korps / Heeresgruppe Südukraine
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1944
Details:
516th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Kursietis, Andris J., The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945, Aspekt, The Netherlands, 1999
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001

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