The website has become even bigger and better! WW2Awards.com has been fully merged with TracesOfWar.com. From now on, the sections Persons and Awards are available. Much more information in a larger jacket

Müller-Gebhard, Philipp

Date of birth:
October 15th, 1889 (Heidelberg/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
July 2nd, 1970 (Ludwigsburg/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

In service from 16th July 1908.

Promotions:
16th July 1908: Fahnenjunker;
18th December1908: Unteroffizier;
20th April 1909: Fähnrich;
27th January 1910: Leutnant;
27th January 1915: Oberleutnant;
18th April 1917: Hauptmann;
1st June 1935: Oberstleutnant;
20th April 1936: Oberst;
1st January 1940: Generalmajor;
1st January 1942: Generalleutnant.

Career:
16th July 1908: 3. / Train Bataillon 14 / 1. / Train-Abteilung 14.A.K.Feld;
16th November 1914: stellv. Kompanieführer M.G. Kompanie / Infanterie-Regiment 111;
1st December 1914: Adjutant I. / Infanterie-Regiment 111;
23rd February 1917 - 1st March 1917: stellv. Bataillonführer I. / Infanterie-Reigment 111;
20th May 1917: wounded E. / Infanterie-Regiment 111;
14th June 1917: I. Ersatz-Bataillon / Infanterie-Reigment 111;
25th June 1917: Adjutant 56.Infanterie-Brigade;
14th December 1918: transfer E. / Infanterie-Regiment 111;
27th February 1919: Kommandierung Freiwilliges Bataillon 1.Badisches;
11th October 1921 - 30th September 1934: Badische Landespolizei;
1st October 1934: Wehrmacht;
1st October 1934: Bataillons Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 35, Tübingen;
6th October 1936: Regiments Kommandeur Infanterie-Reigment 13, Ludwigsburg;
27th October 1939: Divisionskommandeur 165.Infanterie-Division;
28th April 1941: Kommandeur rückw.Armeegebiet Tripolis;
22nd August 1941 - 30th September 1941: Führung Afrika-Korps;
15th December 1941 - 1st November 1943: Divisionskommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division;
Feburary 1944 - 15th february 1945: Wehrmachtkommandant Prag;
5th June 1947: releaved from American POW.

Do you have more information about this person? Inform us!

Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Bataillons-Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 35
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Bataillons-Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 35
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Bataillons-Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 35
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Bataillons-Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 35
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  1.Klasse, 25 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 13
Awarded on:
October 25th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 14th October 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 165.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1940
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
May 19th, 1942
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 6th June 1915.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1942
Medaglia commemorativa della campagna italo-tedesca in Africa
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
August 5th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1942
Krimschild (Stiftungs ausführing)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 3rd, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1942
Medalia
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 4th, 1942
Details:
With swords on the bravery ribbon.
Ordinul Steaua Romaniei Officer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
February 10th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Wehrmachtkommandant Prag
Awarded on:
May 16th, 1944
Ärmelband Afrika

Sources

  • Photo 1: Norbert Beyerlein
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Service record

Photo