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Schmidt, Gerhard (Grenadier-Regiment 422)

Date of birth:
April 22nd, 1918
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
September 1st, 1938: Leutnant (RDA: -288-);
August 1st, 1940: Oberleutnant (RDA: -259-);
December 1st, 1942: Hauptmann (RDA: 1 juni 1942 -149-);
May 1st, 1944: Major (RDA: -7a-).

Career:
September 1st, 1939: Führer, 10. Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment 2;
January 1940: Adjutant, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 2;
October 1940: Adjutant, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 422;
January 1941: Chef, 7. (Radfahr) Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment 422;
February 1942: Führer, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 422;
May 1942: Chef, Radfahr-Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment 422;
September 1942: Führer, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 422;
October 1942: Adjutant, Grenadier-Regiment 426;
June 1943: Führerreserve OKH;
June 15th, 1943: Generalstabsausbildung, Ib, 8. Jäger-Division;
September 14th, 1943: Generalstabsausbildung, Ia, Heeresgruppe F.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer, 10. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 2, 11. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, 7. (Radfahr) Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 422, 126. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, 7. (Radfahr) Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 422, 126. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1941
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, 7. (Radfahr) Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 422, 126. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, Radfahr-Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment 422, 126. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer, II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 422, 126. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1942
Awarding date December 23rd, 1942 according to evaluation document.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Adjutant, Grenadier-Regiment 426, 126. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 18th, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze

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