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Obstfelder, von, Hans

Date of birth:
September 6th, 1886 (Steinbach-Hallenberg/Hesse-Nassau, Germany)
Date of death:
December 20th, 1976 (Kassel/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
March 17th, 1904: Fahnenjunker;
1906: Fähnrich;
August 18th, 1906: Leutnant (as from February 15th, 1905);
February 17th, 1914: Oberleutnant;
June 18th, : Hauptmann;
February 1st, 1926: Major;
April 1st, 1930: Oberstleutnant;
March 1st, 1933: Oberst;
January 1st, 1936: Generalmajor;
February 1st, 1938: Generalleutnant;
June 1st, 1940: General der Infanterie.

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
June 19th, 1915
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 22nd, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 22nd, 1939
Spange zur Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie (Lieutenant-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXIX.Armee-Korps / 6.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1941
Details:
391st Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 5th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 2nd, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXIX.Armeekorps
Awarded on:
April 21st, 1943
Details:
Award 361/1.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie (Lieutenant-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXIX.Armee-Korps / 6.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
June 7th, 1943
Details:
251st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie (Lieutenant-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General LXXXVI.Armee Korps / Oberbefehlshaber West
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1944
Details:
110th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

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