Schmidt, Johannes (Panzer-Regiment 27)

Date of birth:
September 30th, 1899
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
April 1st, 1940: Major (RDA -84-);
April 1st, 1942: Oberstleutnant (RDA -714-);
February 1st, 1943: Oberst (RDA -84-).

Career:
August 1940: Panzertruppen Schule;
October 1940: Kommandeur III. / Panzer-Regiment 27;
October 10th, 1942: Führerreserve OKH;
December 15th, 1943: Kommandeur Panzer-Regiment Feldherrnhalle (Panzer-Regiment 69);
March 5th, 1944: Kommandeur Panzer-Regiment 26;
May 12th, 1944: Führerreserve OKH;
January 1st, 1945: Kommandant Kampfgruppe von Raab;
February 15th, 1945: Lehrer Panzertruppen Schule Bergen.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, III. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 27, 19. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 14th, 1942
Details:
Patzwall mentions as unit II. / Panzer-Regiment 27, but his Karteikarte only mentions III. / Panzer-Regiment 27 for this period.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, III. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 27, 19. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Details:
Fellgiebel mentions as unit I. / Panzer-Regiment 27, but his Karteikarte only mentions III. / Panzer-Regiment 27 for this period.

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