Reck, Max

Date of birth:
December 2nd, 1911 (Wuppertal-Barmen/Rhineland, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
October 12th, 1929: Schütze;
October 1st, 1931: Oberschütze;
October 1st, 1933: Gefreiter;
October 1st, 1934: Unteroffizier;
October 1st, 1937: Feldwebel;
October 1st, 1939: Hauptfeldwebel;
October 1st, 1939: Oberfeldwebel;
March 1st, 1940: Leutnant (as from April 17th, 1940: RDA: April 1st, 1936, -1364-);
March 15th, 1941: Oberleutnant (as from January 1st, 1941: RDA: June 1st, 1939, -478-);
March 16th, 1942: Hauptmann (effective from April 1st, 1942, RDA: -1119-);
April 1st, 1944: Major (RDA: August 1st, 1943, -72-).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberschütze (Private First Class)
Awarded on:
1932
DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
2. Infanterie-Regiment 236, 69. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 16th, 1940
Details:
Awarded for a wound received on April 25th, 1940.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
2. Infanterie-Regiment 236, 69. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 29th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
2. Infanterie-Regiment 236, 69. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1940
Details:
Silver version.
According to Soldbuch awarded on July 10th, 1940, according to Personalakte on May 16th, 1940.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 58, 6. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 10th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 58, 6. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 21st, 1943
Details:
Awarded on July 21st, 1943, presented at the front on July 24th, 1943.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Grenadier-Ersatz-Bataillon 58, Heer
Awarded on:
August 27th, 1943
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Awarded on:
August 25th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 6th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandant, Angriffsgruppe Reck, Kampfgruppe Reinefarth, Heer
Awarded on:
October 12th, 1944
Details:
Awarding date according to the Soldbuch is October 12th, 1944.
According to Patzwall / Scherzer the awarding date is October 9th, 1944.
According to Patzwall / Scherzer the unit is Regiment Reck.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Awarded on:
April 18th, 1945
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Awarded on:
April 18th, 1945
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber

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