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Dorr, Hans

    Date of birth:
    April 7th, 1912 (Sontheim/Schwaben, Germany)
    Date of death:
    March 21st, 1945 (Teillazerett "Silvana" Baden, Austria)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    The Command Post of Hans Dorr was hit by artillery fire in January 1945. Many officers died on the spot and Hans Dorr got wounded severey. As an effect of this he died on 17-04-1945 in a Field hospital near Judenburg. Probably he also was awarded the Nahkampfspange in Gold, however, no conformation of this has yet been found. In total Hans Dorr was injured 16 times during the war.

    Promotions:
    May 1st, 1933: SS-Anwärter;
    October 1st, 1934: SS-Sturmmann;
    June 1st, 1935: SS-Rottenführer;
    November 15th, 1935: SS-Unterscharführer;
    April 20th, 1937: SS-Scharführer;
    April 1st, 1938: SS-Standartenjunker;
    August 12th, 1938: SS-Standartenoberjunker;
    November 9th, 1938: SS-Untersturmführer;
    January 30th, 1940: SS-Obersturmführer;
    November 9th, 1941: SS-Hauptsturmführer;
    November 9th, 1943: SS-Sturmbannführer;
    August 18th, 1944: SS-Obersturmbannführer.

    Career:
    April 1933: 3. Sturm, I. Sturmbannes, SS-Sturm 29, SS-Verfügungstruppe, Ottobrunn;
    January 1934 - May 1934: 6. Landespolizei-Hundertschaft, München;
    July 1934 - September 1934: 2. Sturm, SS-Standarte 1 „Deutschland";
    October 1st, 1934: Unterführer-Anwärter Lehrgang, III. Sturmbann, SS-Standarte 2 „Germania";
    December 1934: III. Sturmbann, SS-Standarte 2 „Germania";
    November 1935: Gruppen- und stellvertretender Zugführer, III. Sturmbann, „SS-Germania";
    October 1937: Junkerlehrgang, SS-Junkerschule Bad Tölz;
    August 1st, 1938 - september 1938: Zugführer-Lehrgang, Dachau;
    October 1938: Zugführer, 10. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, SS-VT „Germania", Radolfzell;
    November 5th, 1939: Führer 10. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, SS-VT „Germania";
    February 15th, 1940: Ordonnanzoffizier, III. Bataillon, SS-Standarte „Germania", SS-Verfügungsdivision;
    May 25th, 1940: wounded;
    September 1st, 1940: Führer, Krad-Erkundungs-Zug, SS-Regiment „Germania";
    September 15th1940: Führer, 1. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, SS-Regiment (mot.) „Germania";
    November 1940: SS-Division "Wiking";
    June 1st, 1942: Chef, 4. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, SS-Infanterie-Regiment „Germania";
    February 20th, 1943: SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Ersatz-Bataillon „Germania";
    April 1st, 1943: Kommandeur, I. Bataillon, SS-Infanterie-Regiment „Germania";
    May 27th, 1944: Kommandeur, SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 9 „Germania".

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Untersturmführer (2nd Lieutenant)
    Unit:
    Führer, 10. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, SS-Verfügungstruppe „Germania", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    November 14th, 1939
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
    Unit:
    Ordonnanzoffizier, III. Bataillon, SS-Standarte „Germania", SS-Verfügungsdivision, Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    August 20th, 1940
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
    Unit:
    Führer, 1. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, SS-Regiment (mot.) „Germania", SS-Division "Germania", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    October 20th, 1940
    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
    Unit:
    Führer, 1. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, SS-Regiment (mot.) „Germania", SS-Division "Germania", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    August 29th, 1941
    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
    Unit:
    1. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, SS-Regiment "Germania", SS-Division "Wiking", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    December 19th, 1941
    Details:
    Award 34/34.
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
    Unit:
    1. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, SS-Regiment "Germania", SS-Division "Wiking", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    April 20th, 1942
    Details:
    Silver version
    Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
    Unit:
    1. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, SS-Regiment "Germania", SS-Division "Wiking", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    April 20th, 1942
    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
    Unit:
    Chef, 4. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, SS-Regiment "Germania", SS-Division "Wiking", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    September 1st, 1942
    Medaille
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
    Unit:
    Chef, 4. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, SS-Regiment "Germania", SS-Division "Wiking", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    September 27th, 1942
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, I. Bataillon, SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Germania", SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Wiking", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    September 15th, 1943
    Nahkampfspange in Bronze
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, I. Bataillon, SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Germania", SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Wiking", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    November 13th, 1943
    Details:
    327th Award.
    Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 9 "Germania", 5. SS-Panzer-Division "Wiking", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    July 9th, 1944
    Details:
    77th Award.
    Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

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