Bernhardi, von, Friedrich-Wilhelm

Date of birth:
May 19th, 1912 (Königsberg/Easternprussia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Friedrich Wilhelm von Bernhardi finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant. He served with Aufklärungs-Abteilung 150, as Ia 3.Kavallerie-Brigade and with Grenadier-Regiment 46. From April 1945 until December 15th, 1949 he was a POW to the Soviets. From 1957 until 1969 he served with the Bundeswehr.

Promotions:
March 1st, 1934: Leutnant;
October 1st, 1936: Oberleutnant;
March 1st, 1940: Rittmeister;
June 1st, 1943: Major.

Career:
April 1st, 1931: Heer;
?: Kommandeur Aufklärungs-Abteilung 150;
January 22nd, 1944 - February 29th, 1944: Ia, 3. Kavallerie-Brigade;
May 12th, 1944: Führer Füsilier-Regiment 46.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 16th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 14th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 16th, 1941
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Rittmeister
Unit:
Kommandeur, Aufklärungs-Abteilung 150, 50. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1942
Details:
Presented on March 1st, 1942.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Awarded on:
January 15th, 1943
Ordinul Steaua Romaniei Officer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1943
Krimschild (Stiftungs ausführing)

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