Zimmermann, Rudolf (Schützen-Regiment 73)

Date of birth:
December 25th, 1916 (Berlin-Schöneberg/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
January 25th, 1996 (Hachenburg-Westerwald/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

After the Second World War, Rudolf Zimmermann als served with the Bundeswehr.

Promotions:
?: Fähnrich;
?: Oberfähnrich;
January 1st, 1938: Leutnant;
June 11th, 1940: Oberleutnant;
October 1st, 1941: Hauptmann;
January 1st, 1945: Major.

Career:
1937: Kriegsschule Hannover;
January 1st, 1938: I. / Schützen-Regiment 114;
?: Stab I. / Kavallerie-Schützen-Regiment 4;
?: I. / Schützen-Regiment 4;
?: 6. / Schützen-Regiment 73;
?: 2. / Panzergrenadier-Ersatz-Bataillon 73;
?: Panzergrenadier-Ersatz-Bataillon "Grossdeutschland";
?: Panzergrenadier-Ersatz-Regiment "Grossdeutschland";
?: Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Grossdeutschland".

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Stab I. / Kavallerie-Schützen-Regiment 4
Awarded on:
October 19th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. / Schützen-Regiment 4
Awarded on:
June 22nd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1940
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
6. / Schützen-Regiment 73
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1942
Action:
Awarded for a wound received on October 15th, 1941.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kompaniechef 6. / Schützen-Regiment 73
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 4th, 1945
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber

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