Schmidt, Gerhard (Grenadier-Regiment 422)

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

Biography

Promotions:
May 1st, 1944: Major (RDA: -7a-).

Career:
September 1st, 1939: Kompanieführer;
January 1940: Bataillonsadjutant;
January 1941: Kompaniechef;
February 1942: Bataillonsführer;
May 1942: Kompaniechef;
September 1942: Bataillonsführer;
October 1942: Regimentsadjutant;
June 15th, 1943: Generalstabsausbildung.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1941
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
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
Details:
Awarding date December 23rd, 1942 according to evaluation document.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 18th, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze

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