Schmidt, Josef (Infanterie-Regiment 199)

Date of birth:
August 18th, 1893 (Breaslau/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
January 28th, 1943 (Voronezh/Voronezh Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 4th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 7th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 3rd, 1941
Details:
Silver version
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 199 "List", 57. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 29th, 1941
Details:
Date according to the Awarding document. Patzwall/Scherzer gives the date of December 26th as the awarding date.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 25th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 199 "List", 57. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 1st, 1942
Action:
Received for excellent service on the battlefield at Malpssinka on 10th January 1942.
Details:
753rd Award.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 1st, 1942
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 199 "List"
Awarded on:
January 31st, 1943
Details:
Posthumous awarded.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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