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Bachmaier, Ludwig

Date of birth:
August 24th, 1895 (St. Wolfgang-Wasserburg/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
December 24th, 1957 (Landshut/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
1913: Gefreiter;
1914: Unteroffizier;
1920: Vizefeldwebel;
1921: Feldwebel;
July 1936: Leutnant der Reserve;
1938: Oberleutnant der Reserve;
1939: Hauptmann der Reserve;
January 31st, 1942: Major der Reserve;
1944: Oberstleutnant der Reserve.

Career:
1912: 1. Eskadron, Kgl. Bayr. Chevaulegers-Regiment;
1917: Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung I;
November 1917: Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung II;
1918: Flieger-Kompanie, Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung I;
1918: Intendant I. Armeekorps;
1921: A-Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 9;
1936: Infanterie-Regiment 62;
August 26th, 1939: Führer I. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 179;
February 28th, 1942: Führer I. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 542;
1942: Kommandeur Ski-Bataillon 387;
June 30th, 1943: Führer Grenadier-Regiment 542;
August 1943: Stab Militär-Befehlshaber Frankreich;
1944: Führer Reserve-Grenadier-Regiment 251;
1944: Führer Grenadier-Regiment 1210.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 26th, 1940
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer, I. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 179, 57. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 26th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
Ski-Bataillon 387, 387. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 3rd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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