Schlemminger, Erich

Date of birth:
September 17th, 1908 (Schnappen-Schlossberg/Eastern Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
November 7th, 2011 (Osloß/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

After the Second World War, Erich Schlemminger served with the Bundesgrenzschutz until 1966, where he finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Rittmeister
Unit:
Aufklärungs-Abteilung 248
Awarded on:
August 25th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 168
Awarded on:
February 29th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - das-ritterkreuz.de

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