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Schmidt, Gustav

Date of birth:
April 24th, 1894 (Carstorf, Germany)
Date of death:
August 7th, 1943 (Bjelgorod/Ukrain, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1915
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 742
Awarded on:
September 4th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
19. Schützen-Brigade
Awarded on:
April 22nd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 19. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1943
Details:
203rd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht