Rauh, Paul-Hubert

Date of birth:
November 15th, 1913 (Klein Wolkersdorf/Wiener-Neustadt, Austria)
Date of death:
August 30th, 2005 (Neunkirchen/Lower Austria, Austria)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Paul-Hubert served in NJG-1 and NJG-4 achieving 31 night victories. After the Second World War he served with the Österreichischen Bundesheer from October 16ht, 1956 until June 1st, 1974 and finally reached the rank of Oberst.

Promotions:
1st August 1938: Leutnant;
1st June 1940: Oberleutnant;
1st December 1942: Hauptmann;
1st March 1945: Major.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 31st, 1938
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Awarded on:
March 24th, 1939
Details:
Nr. 16663/39.
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Awarded on:
November 7th, 1940
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
4. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 28th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
9. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 13th, 1942
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
5. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 24th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
3. Staffel, I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 3rd, 1943
Frontflugspange für Nah-Nachtjäger in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
II. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1944
Frontflugspange für Nah-Nachtjäger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1944
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
II. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for a wound received on November 21st, 1944.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 4, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
April 28th, 1945
Action:
Awarded in recognition of his total of 31 night victories achieved over just 150 sorties.
Details:
At the time of the actual awarding he already had received the rank of Major.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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