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Baade, Ernst-Günther

Date of birth:
August 20th, 1897 (Falkenhagen/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
May 8th, 1945 (Bad Segeberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Ersnt-Günther Baade was severely wounded by a grond attacking aircraft in Holstein on 5th April 1945. He died in the Hospital of Bad Segeberg on 8th May 1945.

Promotions:
August 22nd, 1916: Leutnant;
1924: Leutnant (RDA December 1st, 1918);
December 1st, 1925: Oberleutnant;
August 1st, 1933: Rittmeister;
August 1st, 1937: Major;
March 1st, 1940: Oberstleutnant;
March 16th, 1942: Oberst (RDA April 1st, 1942);
February 22nd, 1944: Generalmajor (RDA February 1st, 1944);
September 20th, 1944: Generalleutnant (RDA August 1st, 1944).

Career:
August 18th, 1914: 2. Pommersche Ulanen-Regiment Nr. 9;
June 4th, 1915: Ersatz-Eskadron, 2. Pommersche Ulanen-Regiment Nr. 9;
July 11th, 1915 - August 28th, 1915: Fahnenjunker-Lehrgang, Döberitz;
?: Dragoner-Regiment „König Karl I. von Rumänien" (1. Hannoversches) Nr. 9;
?: Kavallerie-Schützen-Regiment Nr. 2;
March 12th, 1917 - February 5th, 1918: Führer, Signalzug, Fernsprech-Abteilung 231;
?: Ordonnanzoffizier Stab, 231. Infanterie-Brigade;
June 1st, 1918 - June 16th, 1918: Lazerett;
?: Ordonnanzoffizier Stab, 231. Infanterie-Brigade;
June 22nd, 1918: Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 444;
August 30th, 1918: bayerischen Kriegslazarett 62;
?: Ersatz-Eskadron, Dragoner-Regiment Nr. 9;
?: Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 5;
May 1st, 1919 - October 1st, 1919: Lehrgang, Reitschule Paderborn;
May 15th, 1920: Reserve Offizier;
April 1st, 1924: 4. (Preuß.) Eskadron, 14. Reiter-Regiment;
1925: 1. (Mecklenb.) Eskadron, 14. Reiter-Regiment;
October 1st, 1926 - February 20th, 1927: Offiziers-Waffenschullehrgang, Dresden;
1 oktober 1927: Bereiter, Kavallerie-Reitschule Hannover;
1928: 4. (Preuß.) Eskadron, 14. Reiter-Regiment;
October 1st, 1929: Ausbildungsoffizier Ausbildungs-Eskadron, 10. (Preußisches) Reiter-Regiment;
October 1st, 1932: Ausbilder Kavallerieschule;
?: Spezialist Springstall Kavallerie-Reitschule Hannover;
October 1st, 1934: Chef 1. Schwadron, Reiter-Regiment Rathenow;
October 15th, 1935: Chef 1. Schwadron, Reiter-Regiment 3;
1936: Chef 1. Eskadron, Kavallerie-Regiment 3;
1938: Kommandeur, Aufklärungs-Abteilung 17;
October 1939: Kommandeur, I. Abteilung, Reiter-Regiment 22;
December 1st, 1941: Kommandeur, Kradschützen-Bataillon 4;
March 6th, 1942: Führerreserve;
April 1942: Kommandeur Schützen-Regiment 115;
?: Kommandeur Panzergrenadier-Regiment 115;
December 1942: Stabsoffizier Oberkommando der italienischen Armee;
May 1943: Kommandeur Messina-Straße;
1943: Führer, 15. Panzergrenadier-Division;
?: Führerreserve;
November 1943: Führer 65. Infanterie-Division;
1943: Führer 90. Panzergrenadier-Division;
February 22nd, 1944: Kommandeur 90. Panzergrenadier-Division;
December 1944: Führerreserve;
1945: Lehrgang für Kommandierende Generale;
March 1st, 1945: Führer LXXXI. Armeekorps;
?: Kampfkommandant Köln.

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1917
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
May 1918
Hamburgisches Hanseatenkreuz
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1918
Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz (1918)
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1935
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Awarded on:
September 18th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Awarded on:
June 5th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1940
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Abteilung, Reiter-Regiment 22, 1. Kavallerie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 2nd, 1941
Details:
Award 9/1
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Schützen-Regiment 115, 15. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1942
Details:
1026th Heer Award
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Führer, 90. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 8th, 1943
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Führer, 90. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1944
Action:
Mentioning:
"Northwest in the tough multi-day defensive battles at Cassino, the 44. Reichs-Grenadier-Division "Hoch- und Deutschmeister" under the leadership of Generalleutnant Franek with a subordinate battalion of the Grenadier-Regiment (motorisiert) 8 and a Kampfgruppe under the leadership of Oberst Baade particularly distinguished themselves."
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Führer, 90. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 22nd, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Details:
402nd Award
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Führer, 90. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1944
Action:
Mentioning:
"In combat of the recent days, the 90. Panzergrenadier-Division which has already proven itself at Cassino, led by Generalmajor Baade, with subordinated units of the Army and the Air Force has again particularly distinguished itself."
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 90. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 16th, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
Details:
111th Award

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