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Frey, Albert

Date of birth:
February 16th, 1913 (Heidelberg, Germany)
Date of death:
September 1st, 2003
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer 9./Infanterie Regiment (mot.) "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 9./Infanterie Regiment (mot.) "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Awarded on:
June 30th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur III./Infanterie Regiment (mot.) "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Awarded on:
November 17th, 1941
Details:
Award 15/23
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 6th, 1942
Voenen Orden
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 1 / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Division “Leibstandarte SS-Adolf Hitler" / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
March 3rd, 1943
Details:
1574th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 1 / 1.SS-Panzer-Division “Leibstandarte SS-Adolf Hitler” / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
December 29th, 1943
Details:
359th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Schneider J.W., Their Honor was Loyalty!, R. James Bender Publishing, 1977
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Krätschmer, E.G., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Waffen-SS, Nation Europa Verlag GmbH, Coburg, Deutschland, Auflage 2003
    - Axis Biographical Research
    - Lexikon-der-Wehrmacht.de
    - Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum

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