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Montag, Alfred

Date of birth:
June 15th, 1918 (Reitendorf/Sudetenland, Germany)
Date of death:
November 18th, 1990 (Bonn/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Alfred Montag entered service with the Wehrmacht on January 10th, 1939.
He served with the Bundeswehr from June 11th, 1957 until March 31st, 1974. Here he finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 30th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 20th, 1942
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 15th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 23rd, 1943
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
2. / Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 909
Awarded on:
August 3rd, 1943
Details:
According to his recommendation to the Eichenlaub, the awarding for the DKiG was done on August 4th, 1943.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 19th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Chef 2. / Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 909
Awarded on:
April 21st, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1944
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 341
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1945
Details:
Final awarding not certain. When awarded this would according the counting have been the 873rd Award.
Recommendation was given on March 11th, 1945. The recommendation had arrived at the OKH/PA/P5 on April 30th, 1945, supported by the OB West, Generalfeldmarschall Kesselring, given on April 23rd, 1945.
On the back of the recommendation a remark has been placed with the text "EL Ja, Zurückstellen Hgr.B.". Not clear is wether this means the the Eichenlaub was awarded ("Ja") and this was to be notified to the Heeresgruppe B, or if the recommendation was to be send back to the Heeresgruppe B for further evaluation.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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