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Meierdrees, Hubert-Erwin (aka. Meierdress)

Date of birth:
December 11th, 1916 (Wesel/Rhine Province, Germany)
Date of death:
January 4th, 1945 (near Dunaalmás/Komárom-Esztergom, Hungary)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Vienna
Plot: 1. Grave: 9.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

NSDAP Nr.: 3601911
SS-Servicenr.: 265243

In most literature and documents his last name has been is being written as Meierdrass. According by himself written documents however, his name should be Hubert-Erwin Meierdrees.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 15th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 15th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer Sturmgeschütz-Batterie / SS-Totenkopf-Artillerie-Regiment / SS-Division Totenkopf / 16. Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
March 13th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / SS Panzer-Regiment 3 "Totenkopf" / SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Totenkopf" / 8. Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1943
Details:
310th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / SS Panzer-Regiment 3 "Totenkopf" / SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Totenkopf" / 8. Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Details:
Awarded after his fifth serious wound late September 1943 at the Dniepr line in the Ukraine. Exact date unknown.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)

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