Rehhäuser, Karl

    Date of birth:
    March 28th, 1914 (Würzburg/Bavaria, Germany)
    Date of death:
    January 2nd, 1945 (near Warsaw, Poland)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Karl Rehhäuser was born in Würzburg on March 28th, 1915. After having followed the Volksschule, he learned to be men's hairdresser, which profession he occupied until June 1st, 1939.

    He entered the Wehrmacht, signing his papers for e nine years period on August 25th, 1939 (service until September 30th, 1948). A last message of him was received on January 2nd, 1945 from Grojec (appsoximaltey 50 km South of Warsaw. After this nothing was heard from him, so he was reported missing in action.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    March 20th, 1940
    Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 8th, 1941
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    December 21st, 1941
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    February 12th, 1942
    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    April 10th, 1942
    (Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Wachtmeister
    Unit:
    6. Batterie, II. Abteilung, Artillerie-Regiment 251, 251. Infanterie-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    October 9th, 1942
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 13th, 1942
    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    August 1st, 1944
    Medaille

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