Rögelein, Friedrich

Date of birth:
June 26th, 1910 (Bietigheim/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
March 25th, 1999 (Baden-Baden/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1941
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer, 1. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 109, 35. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 17th, 1941
Details:
Award 15/15
The name is written as Fritz in Patzwall / Scherzer.

Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
I. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 109, 35. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1943
Details:
2026th Award.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 109, 35. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 7th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his leadership during the German defensive battles around Smolensk in September 1943. Here he contributed to the Germans’ being able to maintain the integrity of their front in the course of these battles.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 109, 35. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1945
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Action:
Awarded for his leadership of the Grenadier-Regiment 109 during the retreat battles from the Lower Narew near Nasielsk to Marienburg in early 1945.
Details:
831st Award.

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