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Schmidt, Ernst (Grenadier-Regiment 353)

Date of birth:
May 22nd, 1920 (Ulm an der Donau/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
July 15th, 1973 (Ulm an der Donau/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 10th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 11th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 11th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 2nd, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel der Reserve
Unit:
8. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 353, 205. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 24th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer, Divisions-Sturmkompanie 353, 205. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 24th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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