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Wasmund, Erich

Date of birth:
August 2nd, 1902 (Strassbourg/Alsace, Germany)
Date of death:
April 28th, 1945 (near Bergamo, Italy)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Costermano
Plot: 1. Grave: 71.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
April 1st, 1943: Kapitänleutnant der Reserve

Career:
?: Universität Kiel;
1925: Forschungsstationen, Bodensee;
1930: Hydrobiologischen Anstalt, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gesellschaft, Plön;
1936: Professor für Limnologie und Geologie, Kiel;
1938: Leiter des Meeresgeologischen Forschungsinstituts des Reichsinstituts für Bodenforschung, Kitzeberg;
September 1939: Kommandeur, 1. Vorpostenflottille;
August 1940 - March 1942: Kommandeur Orion;
May 1943 - February 1944: Kommandant, SG 13, 3. Geleitflottille;
June 1944: 1. Admiralstabsoffizier, 7. Sicherungsdivision;
October 1944 - April 28th, 1945: Chef, Po-Flottille.

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Awarded on:
1936
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant der Reserve (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandant, SG 13, 3. Geleitflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
October 27th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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