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Schulze, Werner

Date of birth:
January 15th, 1895 (Calbe and der Saale/Anhalt, Germany)
Date of death:
November 3rd, 1966 (Stuttgart/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
September 14th, 1913: Fahnenjunker;
May 20th, 1914: Fähnrich;
August 6th, 1914: Leutnant (Patent: 29 januari 1913);
April 18th, 1918: Oberleutnant;
January 1st, 1935: Hauptmann der Reserve;
October 1st, 1941: Major der Reserve;
December 1st, 1942: Oberstleutnant der Reserve;
June 1st, 1943: Oberst der Reserve;
January 1st, 1945: Generalmajor der Reserve.

Career:
September 14th, 1913: Füsilier-Regiment Nr 36;
August 2nd, 1914: Zugführer, 6. Kompanie, Fusilier-Regiment Nr 36;
September 14th, 1914: Adjutant II. Bataillon, Fusilier-Regiment Nr 36;
October 6th, 1914: Führer MG Kompanie, Fusilier-Regiment Nr 36;
November 21st, 1941: Adjutant II. Bataillon, Fusilier-Regiment Nr 36;
May 10th 1915: Führer MG Kompanie Fusilier-Regiment Nr 36;
September 15th, 1916: Führer, 1. MG-Kompanie, Fusilier-Regiment Nr 36;
1918: stellvertretender Führer, I. Bataillon, Fusilier-Regiment Nr 36;
May 16th, 1918: Adjutant Fusilier-Regiment Nr 36;
December 14th, 1918: Führer 8. Kompanie, Freiwilligen Landesjägerkorps General Maercker;
February 9th, 1919: Führer MG Kompanie, III. Bataillon, Freiwilligen Landesjägerkorps;
June 1916: 1. Landesjäger-Regiment
November 15th, 1919: Adjutant III. Bataillon, Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 31;
October 1st, 1920: Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 110;
January 1st, 1921: I. Bataillon, 16. Infanterie-Regiment;
January 1st, 1935: Infanterie-Regiment Crossen;
October 15th, 1935: Infanterie-Regiment 29;
August 26th, 1939: Kompaniechef, Infanterie-Reigment 29;
September 6th, 1939: Chef, Ersatz-Kompanie, Infanterie-Ersatz-Bataillon 29;
December 1st, 1939: Kommandeur Infanterie-Ersatz-Bataillon 479;
February 1st, 1941: Kommandeur, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 510;
May 1942: stellvertretender Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 418;
August 1942: Führer Infanterie-Regiment 551;
October 15th, 1942: Führer Grenadier-Regiment 551;
December 1st, 1942: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 551;
July 18th, 1944: Führer 329. Infanterie-Division;
October 28th, 1944: Führer 131. Infanterie-Division;
January 1st, 1945: Kommandeur 131. Infanterie-Division;
March 1945: Kommandeur 14. Infanterie-Division.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 29th, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 4th, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 28th, 1941
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 510, 293. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 1st, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst der Reserve (Colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 551, 329. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst der Reserve (Colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 551, 329. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1944
Details:
557th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst der Reserve (Colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer, 329. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1944
Action:
Mentioning:
"In the norther sector of the Eastern Front, the East Prussian 121. Infanterie-Division under the command of Oberst Rank and the Rheinish-Westphalian 329. Infanterie-Division under the command of Oberst der Reserve Schulze, have proven themselves to be excellent."
Wehrmachtbericht

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