Röseke, Erich

Date of birth:
January 24th, 1921 (Stuttgart/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
May 2nd, 1994 (Leinfelden/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Erich Röseke reached the rank of Hauptmann der Reserve.

Promotions:
1939: Pionier der Reserve;
1940: Gefreiter der Reserve;
1941: Unteroffizier der Reserve;
1942: Feldwebel der Reserve;
1943 Leutnant der Reserve;
1944: Oberleutnant der Reserve;
1945: Hauptmann der Rederve.

Career:
1939: Baulehrkompanie z.b.V. 800;
1940: MG Schütze/ Fallschirmausbildung;
1943: Zugführer.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
9. / Jäger-Regiment 1 "Brandenburg"
Awarded on:
March 22nd, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer 9. / Jäger-Regiment 1 "Brandenburg"
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1945
Action:
Awarded for his defense of the city of Kutno (Poland) in January 1945. Here Hauptmann Röseke, with only two Kompanien, conducted a defense that held out long enough for the city’s civilians and hospital to be evacuated.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
III./ Jäger Regiment 'Brandenburg'
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1945
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
III./ Jäger Regiment 'Brandenburg'
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1945
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kosaken Regiment - Division 'Brandenburg'
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1943
Tapferkeitsauszeichnung für Angehörige der Ostvölker 1. Klasse in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
XV. Gebirgs Armee Korps
Awarded on:
May 10th, 1944
Kolajnu Poglavnika Ante Pavelica za Hrabost 1st Class

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