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Brauneis, Erich

Date of birth:
March 16th, 1894 (Vienna, Austria)
Date of death:
August 20th, 1954 (Bremen, Germany)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Promotions:

01-08-1915 – Seekadett
01-05-1916 – Seefähnrich
01-11-1916 – Fregattenleutnant
17-01-1939 – Oberleutnant zur See
01-06-1939 – Kapitänleutnant
01-04-1936 – Korvettenkapitän
01-02-1944 – Fregattenkapitän

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1939
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Käpitanleutnant (Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1939
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Korvettenkapitän (Lieutenant Commander)
Awarded on:
December 18th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Korvettenkapitän (Lieutenant Commander)
Unit:
Chef 21. Landungsflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Korvettenkapitän (Lieutenant Commander)
Unit:
Chef 21. Landungsflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1942
Kriegsabzeichen für Minensuch-, U-Boots-, Jagd- und Sicherungsverbände
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fregattenkapitän (Commander)
Unit:
Chef 24. Landungsflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fregattenkapitän (Commander)
Unit:
Chef 24. Landungsflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
June 28th, 1944
Vapaudenristin 3.luokka (VR 3)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fregattenkapitän (Commander)
Unit:
Chef 24. Landungsflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fregattenkapitän (Commander)
Unit:
Chef 24. Landungsflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
December 28th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - DÖRR, MANFRED, Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehmacht 1939–1945, Biblio Verlag, Osnabrück, 1995.
    - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X