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Ochsner, Wilhelm-Francis "Willifrank"

Date of birth:
March 31st, 1899 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
December 5th, 1990 (Marquartstein/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
September 6th, 1915: Fahnenjunker;
June 24th, 1916: Leutnant (Patent: August 9th, 1916);
April 1st, 1925: Oberleutnant;
?: Hauptmann;
?: Major;
April 1st, 1939: Oberstleutnant (RDA: June 1st, 1938);
July 1st, 1941: Oberst;
December 1st, 1943: Generalmajor;
July 1st, 1944: Generalleutnant.

Career:
September 6th, 1915: in service;
May 1st, 1931: Regiments-Stab, 19.(Bayerisches) Infanterie-Regiment - Munich;
February 15th, 1936: Ia, 36. Division / 36. Infanterie-Division;
October 23rd,1939: Ia, VII. Armeekorps;
November 25th, 1940 - August 28th, 1941: Chef des Generalstabes, LI. Armeekorps;
September 17th, 1941 - July 23rd, 1942: Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 62;
Setpember 22nd, 1942 - April 25th, 1943: Kommandeur; Infanterie-Regiment 731;
1943: Divisionsführer-Lehrgang;
September 25th, 1943: Kommandeur, 31.Infanterie-Division;
June 1944 - October 10th, 1955: Soviet POW.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 62, 7. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 30th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 31. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1944
Was simultanously promoted to Generalmajor.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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