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Ackemann, Walter John Charles (Art.Reg.10)

Date of birth:
March 5th, 1897 (Hamburg, Germany)
Date of death:
May 11th, 1959 (Bremen, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

01.06.1915: entered the Feldartillerieregiment 45
02.09.1915: Feldartillerieregiment 46
09.12.1915: 4. / Feldartillerieregiment 213
14.12.1917: 2. / Feldartillerieregiment 185
22.12.1918: Ersatzabteilung - Feldartillerieregiment 44
15.01.1919: Adjutant - Ersatzabteilung - Feldartillerieregiment 44
18.02.1919: Adjutant - Demobilisierungsabteilung - Feldartillerieregiment 44
04.03.1919: Adjutant - I. / Feldartillerieregiment 44
12.09.1919: Stab - Reichswehrbrigade 31
01.10.1919: appointed to the Sicherheitspolizei Hamburg
30.06.1920: retired
1924-1934: worked for Expresso-Filtrapid Maschinenfabrik GmbH in Altona
1931: entered the NSDAP
1933: promoted to SA-Scharführer
01.08.1934: transferred to the 7. / Artillerieregiment 2 (Itzehoe)
01.10.1934: Stab - Artillerieregiment 20 (Rendsburg)
15.10.1935: Chef - 4. / Artillerieregiment 56 (Hamburg)
06.10.1936: Chef - 6. / Artillerieregiment 58 (Bremen)
24.11.1938: Chef - 5. / Artillerieregiment 115 (Grafenwöhr)
03.01.1939: Chef 5./ II./ Artillerie-Regiment 115
18.12.1939: Kommandeur - Artillerie-Abteilung 711
26.07.1942: WIA and sent to the Lazarett
16.08.1942: Führerreserve Wehrkreis IV
26.10.1942-05.12.1942: sent to the Regimentsführerlehrgang - Artillerieschule I
11.01.1943: Kdr Artillerie-Regiment 10 (mot)
02.03.-14.04.1944: Kdr p.i. 10. Panzer Grenadier Division
1945: soviet POW
1955: released

Promotions:
28.09.1917: Leutnant d.R.
01.08.1934: Hauptmann mit RDA vom 01.04.1934 (92)
01.08.1939: Major (3)
01.03.1942: Oberstleutnant (126)
08.09.1943: Oberst mit RDA vom 01.08.1943 (46c)

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Artillerie-Regiment 10 (mot) - 10. Panzergrenadier Division
Awarded on:
February 13th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 21st, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernes Kreuz 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernes Kreuz 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 17th, 1935
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 25th, 1919
Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz (1918)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 21st, 1918
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 28th, 1916
Hamburgisches Hanseatenkreuz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)

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