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Abs, Gerhard, Karl, Alfred

Date of birth:
May 5th, 1916 (Tübingen/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
June 27th, 1944
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
April 1st, 1937: Leutnant (678);
September 1st, 1939: Oberleutnant;
February 14th, 1942: Hauptmann;
February 1st, 1944: Major (23b).

Career:
03.01.1939: Zugführer, 1./ MG-Bataillon 11
00.02.1940: Kompanieführer, 3./ Kradschützen-Bataillon 36
14.02.1942: 3./ Voraus-Abteilung 36
00.11.1942: Taktiklehrer - Fahrtruppenschule Hannover
15.03.1943: Generalstabsausbildung
27.06.1944: Stab / LIII. Armeekorps

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
3. Kompanie, Voraus-Abteilung 36, 36. Infanterie-Division (motorisiert), Heer
Awarded on:
February 14th, 1942
doc signed by Generalfeldmarschall Keitel
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
3. Kompanie, Kradschützen-Bataillon 36, 36. Infanterie-Division (motorisiert), Heer
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1942
"für hervorragende Leistungen auf dem Schlachtfelde bei Matjugino"
received for excellence on the Battlefield at Matjugino.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
3./Voraus-Abteilung 36
Awarded on:
July 16th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
doc signed by Generalleutnant Ottenbacher. Kommandeur der 36. Infanterie-Division (mot),
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Maschinengewehr-Bataillon 11
Awarded on:
May 25th, 1940
doc signed by General der Infanterie v. Schobert Kommandeur des VII.A.K.
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Maschinengewehr-Bataillon 11
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1940
doc signed by Generalleutnant Oßwald Befehlshaber Wehrkreis V and the Kommandeur of the Maschinengewehr-Bataillon 11
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1940
doc signed by Generalleutnant v. Cochenhausen Kommandeur of the 10. Infanterie-Division,
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
3. Kradschtz. Btl. 36
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1942
doc signed by the Chef des Generalstabs der 4. Panzerarmee
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 21st, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1942

Award according to the Beurteilung with date 1-3-1943.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1939
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre

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