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- Date of birth:
- June 23rd, 1915 (Züllichau/Province of Brandenburg, Germany)
- Date of death:
- December 9th, 1994 (Koblenz/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
- German (1933-1945, German Reich)
Gerhard Benack reached the rank of Major. After the Second World War he served with the Bundeswehr from 1956 until 1971, reaching the rank of Oberstleutnant. From 1971 until 1977 he was Hauptgeschäftsführer "Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher Wald".
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
- Chef 1. / Kradschützen-Bataillon 38 / 18. Infanterie-Division
- Awarded on:
- August 13th, 1941
- - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- Engelmann, J., Die 18. Infanterie- und Panzergrenadier-Division 1934-1945, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2004