Schmidhuber, Gerhard

Date of birth:
April 9th, 1894 (Dresden/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
February 11th, 1945 (Budapest, Hungary)
Buried on:
German-Hungarian War Cemetery Budaörs
Plot: 1. 
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Gerhard Schmidhuber lies buried as an unknown soldier at the German War Cemetery Budaörs.

Promotions:
September 8th, 1915: Leutnant der Reserve;
?: Oberleutnant;
July 15th, 1934: Hauptmann (Patent December 1st, 1935);
1935: Major;
July 1st, 1941: Oberstleutnant;
April 1st, 1942: Oberst;
October 1st, 1944: Generalmajor.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on May 9th, 1915.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on December 17th, 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 10th, 1941
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 10th, 1941
Details:
Bronze version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
II. Bataillon, Schützen-Regiment 103, 14. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 7th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 304, 2. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 2nd, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 13. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 21st, 1945
Details:
706th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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