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Schmidt von Altenstadt, Hans-Georg

Date of birth:
August 21st, 1904 (Langenfahr/Danzig, Germany)
Date of death:
July 25th, 1944 (lazarett Bad-Tölz/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hans-Georg Schmidt von Altenstadt was the last baron von Altenstadt of the castle Schloss Gattendorf and the last in life of the old aristocratic family Von Schmidt auf Altenstadt. He finally reached the rank of Generalmajor.
Promotions:
1st July 1944: Generalmajor.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab
Unit:
Generalkommando XIV.Panzer-Korps
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Wikipedia