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Blaurock, Edmund

Date of birth:
October 12th, 1899 (Nurnberg/Mittelfranken, Germany)
Date of death:
January 25th, 1966 (Nurnberg/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Promotions:
11th October 1917: Gefreiter;
15th March 1918: Unteroffizier;
13th June 1918: Fähnrich;
18th October 1918: Leutnant (Patent 18th October 1918);
1st July 1922: Leutnant (RDA 1st April 1918 (5));
31st July 1925: Oberleutnant (-490- Wirkung 1st April 1925, RDA 1st April 1925 (673));
1st June 1933: Hauptmann (-1250- Wirkung 1st June 1933, RDA 1st June 1933 (28));
2nd October 1936: Major (-500- Wirkung 1st October 1936, RDA 1st Ocotber 1936(129));
20th March 1939: Major (-461- RDA 1st March 1936(79a));
1st June 1936: Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (-2600- Wirkung 1st June 1939, RDA 1st June 1939(16));
18th January 1942: Oberst im Generalstab (Wirkung 1st February 1942, RDA 1st February 1942 (200));
20th October 1944: Generalmajor (-1602- Wirkung 1st October 1944, RDA 1st October 1944 (23));
17th April 1945: Generalleutnant (Wirkung 1st April 1945).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 24th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 26th August 1918.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 15th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 320
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 320 / 212.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 56.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
February 19th, 1945
Details:
746th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X

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