Franz Augsberger finally reached the rank of SS-Brigadeführer and Generalmajor der Waffen-SS.
He was killed on March 19th 1945 by Soviet anti-tank gun fire while leading his divisional staff in a breakout from Soviet encirclement.
NSDAP-Nr.: 360 700 (Joined October 30th 1930)
SS-Nr.: 139 528 (Joined April 20th 1932)
April 20th 1932 SS-Anwärter
February 1934 SS-Mann
April 20th 1934 SS-Unterschrführer
June 1st 1934 SS-Oberscharführer
April 1st 1935 SS-Hauptscharführer (another source gives April 20th 1935)
January 30th 1936 SS-Standartenoberjunker
April 20th 1936 SS-Untersturmführer (effective from June 1st 1935)
July 1st 1936 SS-Obersturmführer
June 1st 1937 SS-Hauptsturmführer
August 1st 1939 SS-Sturmbannführer
March 21st 1940 SS-Hauptsturmführer der Waffen-SS (effective from June 1st 1937)
December 1st 1941 SS-Sturmbannführer der Waffen-SS (effective from August 1st 1939)
April 20th 1942 SS-Obersturmbannführer der Waffen-SS (effective from April 1st 1942)
July 1st 1943 SS-Standartenführer der Waffen-SS (effective from June 21st 1943)
January 30th 1944 SS-Oberführer der Waffen-SS
May 25th 1944 SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS (effective from June 21st 1944)
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