Willing, Gerhard

Date of birth:
November 28th, 1910 (Bautzen/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
October 29th, 1943 (Krivoy Rog/Dnjepropetrovsk, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
October 1st, 1938: Hauptmann (RDA -113-);
March 1st, 1942: Major (RDA -115-);
October 1st, 1943: Oberstleutnant (posthumously).

Career:
?: Schiesslehrgang Panzertruppenschule;
?: Chef 1. Panzerschiesslehrgang-Kompanie, Panzertruppenschule;
June 1940: Adjutant 5. Panzer-Brigade;
September 1940: Führer Panzer-Beutestab 2;
October 1940: Panzer-Regiment 36;
?: Panzer-Regiment 35;
June 1941: Kompaniechef Panzer-Regiment 3;
January 1942: Komandeur I. / Panzer-Regiment 3;
?: Kommandeur III. / Panzer-Regiment 33;
?: Kommandeur Panzer-Abteilung 506.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 3, 2. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, III. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 33, 9. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 7th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)

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