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Meyer, Kurt (Waffen-SS)

Date of birth:
December 23rd, 1910 (Jerxheim/Lower-Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
December 23rd, 1961 (Hagen/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
10th July 1932: Commissioned
10th March 1935: SS-Obersturmführer
12th September 1937: SS-Hauptsturmführer
1st September 1940: SS-Sturmbannführer
9th November 1942: SS-Obersturmbannführer
21st June 1943: SS-Standartenführer
1st August 1944: SS-Oberführer
1st September 1944: SS-Brigadeführer

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Aufklärungs-Abteilung, Infanterie-Regiment "Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler" (motorisiert), Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1941
Details:
291st Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
Aufklärungs-Abteilung, Infanterie-Regiment "Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler" (motorisiert), Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1942
Details:
Award 64/3
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 4th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, SS-Aufklärungs-Abteilung, SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
February 23rd, 1943
Details:
195th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Standartenführer (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 12. SS-Panzer-Division "Hitlerjugend", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
August 27th, 1944
Details:
91st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

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