Bauer, Robert

    Date of birth:
    March 27th, 1907 (Grambin/Pommerania, Germany)
    Date of death:
    April 18th, 1996 (Gelsenkirchen/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    ?: Unterfeldwebel;
    January 1st, 1938: Feldwebel;
    November 1st, 1939: Stabsfeldwebel;
    April 23rd, 1940: Leutnant der Reserve;
    ?: Oberleutnant der Reserve;
    ?: Hauptmann der Reserve;
    December 1st, 1941: Hauptmann;
    February 20th, 1944: Major.

    Career:
    October 3rd, 1927: Polizeischule Treptow;
    October 1st, 1935: 15. / Infanterie-Regiment 25;
    ?: Zugführer 3. / Infanterie-Regiment 509;
    ?: Infanterie-Regiment 571;
    March 16th, 1942: Chef 5. / Infanterie-Regiment 668;
    November 22nd, 1942: Führer I. / Grenadier-Regiment 668;
    August 10th, 1944: Führerreserve;
    May 1st, 1945 - 1950: POW.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    June 21st, 1940
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    July 18th, 1942
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 28th, 1942
    Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Captain)
    Unit:
    I. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 668, 370. Infanterie-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    June 18th, 1943
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Major
    Awarded on:
    February 5th, 1945
    Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Major
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, Kampfgruppe, 15. Infanterie-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    March 11th, 1945
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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