Reinhardt, Alfred-Hermann

Date of birth:
November 15th, 1897 (Affalterbach-Backnang/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
January 14th, 1973 (Öhringen/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
October 31st, 1920: Leutnant;
April 1st, 1921: Leutnant (Polizei);
?: Oberleutnant (Polizei);
?: Hauptmann (Polizei);
November 1st, 1935: Hauptmann (Heer)
October 1st, 1936: Major;
March 1st, 1940: Oberstleutnant;
November 1st, 1941: Oberst;
February 1st, 1944: Generalmajor;
September 1st, 1944: Generalleutnant.

Career:
January 7th, 1916: 5. Württembergisches Grenadier-Regiment "König Karl" Nr. 123;
1920: Württembergische Polizei;
November 1st, 1935: Reichsheer;
December 1st, 1938: Kommandeur Ersatz-Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 55, Würzburg;
September 1st, 1939: Kommandeur III. / Infanterie-Regiment 480;
November 1st, 1940: Kommandeur II. / Infanterie-Regiment 421;
July 24th, 1941: Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 421;
October 15th, 1942: Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 421;
September 5th, 1943 - 1 oktober 1943: Divisionsführerlehrgang;
November 1943: m.d.F.b. 370. Infanterie-Division;
?: Führer 73. Infanterie-Division;
February 1st, 1944 - April 11th, 1945: Kommandeur, 98. Infanterie-Division;
May 1945 - 1948: POW.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 480, 260. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 31st August 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 480, 260. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 31st July 1919.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 421, 125. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 4th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 421, 125. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 4th, 1942
Details:
Award 176/5.
The name written in Patzwall / Scherzer is Alfred.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 421, 125. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 7th, 1943
Details:
Royal Degree No. 2181/7.
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 421, 125. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1943
Details:
306th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 98. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1944
Action:
Mentioning:
"The 98. Infanteriedivision under leadership of Generalmajor Reinhard distinguished itself by showing exceptional firmness in the heavy defensive battles at the Adriatic coast."
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 98. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
Details:
118th Award.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

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