Jansa, Ernst

    Date of birth:
    October 18th, 1899 (Prague/Bohemia, Austrian-Hungarian Empire)
    Date of death:
    September 25th, 1974 (Puchheim/Bavaria, Germany)
    Nationality:
    Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    1918: Fähnrich der Reserve;
    October 1st, 1918: Leutnant;
    1925: Oberleutnant;
    1925: Kapitän;
    1931: Stabskapitän;
    1939: Hauptmann;
    April 1st, 1941: Major;
    1944: Oberstleutnant;
    January 1st, 1945: Oberst.

    Career:
    March 1917: k.u.k. Feldartillerie-Regiment 19;
    ?: Artillerie-Offizier tschechoslowakischen Armee;
    May 1st, 1939: Luftwaffe;
    October 1940: Chef 1. / Flak-Abteilung 61;
    August 12th, 1941: Kommandeur II. / Flak-Regiment 24;
    May 1943: Kommandeur Flak-Erdkampfschule / I. Flak-Korps;
    October 25th, 1943: m.d.F.b. Flak-Regiment 12;
    February 24th, 1944 - February 12th, 1945: Kommandeur Flak-Regiment 12 (motorisiert);
    August 29th, 1944 - September 9th, 1944: m.d.F.b. 15. Flak-Division;
    February 12th, 1945: Soviet POW.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    April 9th, 1941
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    May 14th, 1941
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Major (Squadron Leader)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, lI. Abteilung, Flak-Regiment 24, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    February 25th, 1942
    Details:
    Award 9/29.
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 19th, 1944
    Wehrmachtbericht
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberstleutnant (Wing Commander)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, Stab, Flak-Regiment 12, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    October 31st, 1944
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberst (Group Captain)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, Stab, Flak-Regiment 12, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    February 1st, 1945
    Details:
    726th Award.
    Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Details:
    Silver version.
    (Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe

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