Alex, Ernst

Date of birth:
March 1st, 1915 (Seifersdorf-Schweidnitz/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
October 25th, 1965 (Kassel/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Ernst Alex was discharged from active duty after losing both his legs, shortly before the end of World War Two..

Promotions:
?: Gefreiter;
?: Obergefreiter;
October 1st, 1938:Wachtmeister;
October 1st, 1940: Oberwachtmeister;
June 1st, 1943: Leutnant;
April 1st, 1945: Oberleutnant.

Career:
October 1st, 1935: VI. Abteilung, Artillerie-Regiment 29, Kassel;
May 10th, 1941: Zugführer 1. / Sturmgeschützabteilung 243;
June 27th, 1941: Geschützführer III. / Gebrgsjäger-Regiment 99;
February 8th, 1943: Führerreserve;
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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 2nd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberwachtmeister
Unit:
Zugführer, 1. Kompanie, Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 243, XXXXIX. Gebirgs-Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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