Bock, Karl (Infanterie-Regiment 97)

    Date of birth:
    November 8th, 1899 (Legelshurst/Baden, Germany)
    Date of death:
    January 20th, 1943 (Ssamurskaja/Caucasus, Soviet Union)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    ?: Unteroffizier;
    November 1930: SS-Mann.

    Career:
    July 1917: Ersatz-Bataillon 1 / Badischen Leib-Grenadier-Regiments Nr. 109;
    February 1918: Leib-Grenadier-Regiment 109;
    ?: Minenwerfer-Kompanie 19;
    ?: Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 91;
    September 30th, 1918 - February 1920: POW to the French;
    June 1923 - November 1923: NSDAP;
    July 1923 - October 1923: Schwarzen Reichswehr, Berlin;
    1926: Ingenieur;
    1930: NSDAP;
    November 20th, 1930: Mitglied SS;
    November 1930: 32. SS-Standarte "Baden";
    March 1932: Führer 5. Sturm / 32. SS-Standarte "Baden";
    October 1932: Führer II.Sturmbann / 32. SS-Standarte "Baden";
    November 9th, 1933: Führer 32. SS-Standarte "Baden";
    May 7th, 1934: Politischen Bereitschaften, Württemberg;
    October 26th, 1934 - February 15th, 1935: Stabsführer SS-Oberabschnitt "Südost" / Wehrkreis VIII, Brieg;
    February 15th, 1935: Führer SS-Abschnittes XXVIII, Bayreuth;
    1935: Reserve-Übung MG Kompanie / Infanterie-Regiment 21;
    July 1st, 1938: Stabsführer SS-Oberabschnitt "Nordwest", Hamburg-Altona;
    September 15th, 1938 - October 24th, 1938: Infanterie-Regiment 42;
    September 15th, 1939: 12. / Infanterie-Regiments 97;
    November 1939 - January 20th, 1943: Führer SS-Abschnitts XX, Kiel;
    ?: Kommandeur III. / Infanterie-Regiment 97.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    June 20th, 1940
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    August 9th, 1941
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
    Unit:
    III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 97, 46. Infanterie-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    March 16th, 1942
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 97, 46. Infanterie-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    May 3rd, 1942
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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