Mertsch, Gustav

Date of birth:
January 17th, 1901 (Pronitten/East Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 7th, 1986
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
SS/VT-Artillerie-Standarte
Awarded on:
September 26th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
II. / Artillerie-Regiment/Infanterie Regiment (mot.) "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Awarded on:
July 16th, 1942
Ordinul Steaua Romaniei Knight
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Artillerie-Regiment "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler" / SS-Panzergrenadier Division "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Awarded on:
September 2nd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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