Reimar, Gustav

Date of birth:
April 24th, 1910 (Didderse, Germany)
Date of death:
March 23rd, 1945 (Budapest, Hungary)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant
Unit:
II./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4
Awarded on:
March 21st, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 29th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Commander 6./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4
Awarded on:
July 28th, 1943
Action:
Awarded for his actions in the southern sector of Operation Citadel. On 08.07.1943 the II./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4 launched a thrust from the SW towards Melichowo. It later played a major part in the capture of the village of Alexandrowka on 14.07.1943. Finally it participated the capture of the high ground NE of the village at Hill 241.5, riding atop of Bäke’s Panzers. Reimar presumably played an important role in the successes of the Bataillon during these battles.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Commander Feldersatz-Battalion 76
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Action:
Awarded for his achievements during the fighting in Lithuania in August 1944, while commanding elements of the 6. Panzer-Division near Wilkowischken on 15.08.1944 and then the next day when his Bataillon was attached to the 561. Grenadier-Division.
Details:
582nd award

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