Thoholte, Karl

    Date of birth:
    September 14th, 1893 (Wesel/Rhineprovince, Germany)
    Date of death:
    March 21st, 1954 (Telgte/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    6th October 1911: Fähnrich;
    16thJune 1913: Leutnant;
    1st April 1925: Oberleutnant (RDA 1st July 1923 - 41);
    1st February 1930: Hauptmann (RDA 3);
    ?: Major;
    1st august 1938: Oberstleutnant;
    1st October 1940: Oberst;
    1st June 1943: Generalmajor (RDA 1st April 1943);
    1st March 1944: Generalleutnant;
    20th April 1945: General der Artillerie.

    Career:
    6th May 1914: 2. Batterie / Feldartillerie-Regiment von Holtzendorff (1. Rheinisches) Nr. 8;
    1st April 1924 : 11. (r.) Batterie / Artillerie-Regiment 5, Fritzlar;
    1st May 1930: Stab Artillerie-Regiment 5;
    1st May 1932: Ausbildungsbatterie / 5. Artillerie-Regiment;
    ?: Kommandeur II. / Artillerie-Regiment 58;
    10th November 1938: Stab Artillerieschule;
    1st September 1939: Oberkommando der Wehrmacht;
    1st October 1939: Stab General der Artillerie / Oberfehlshaber des Heeres;
    20th January 1941: Kommandeur Artillerie-Regiment 36 (motorisiert);
    6thMarch 1942: Artillerie-Kommandeur 101 (Arko 101);
    16th february 1943: Höherer Artillerie-Kommandeur 301 (Harko 301);
    7th September 1943: Kommandeur 18. Artillerie-Division;
    11th August 1944: Höherer Artillerie-Kommandeur 307 (Harko 307);
    Augsut 1944 - September 1944: Armee-Artillerie-Kommandeur raum Warchau (Harko 307 / Armee-Oberkommando 9);
    October 1944: Stab Oberbefehlshaber West / OKH;
    20th November 1944: General der Artillerie zur besonderen Verwendung.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberst (Colonel)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur Artillerie-Regiment 36 (motorisiert)
    Awarded on:
    September 13th, 1942
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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