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Bleyer, Eugen-Heinrich

Date of birth:
November 20th, 1896 (Mainz/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
March 18th, 1979 (Bad Tölz/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
December 1st, 1943: Generalmajor;
July 20th, 1944: Generalleutnant.

Career:
1914: Armee;
August 26th, 1939 - February 16th, 1940: Kommandeur II. / Infanterie-Regiment 355;
March 15th, 1940 - March 16th, 1941: Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 36;
March 17th, 1941 - April 25th, 1943: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 379;
December 1st, 1943 - September 5th, 1944: Kommandeur 258. Infanterie-Division;
Ocotber 1st, 1944 - May 15th, 1945: Kommandeur 181. Infanterie-Division;
May 15th, 1945 - May 22nd, 1952: Yougoslavian POW.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 15th, 1935
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 379, 169. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 14th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 15th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht

Sources

  • Photo 1: Andrew Straube
  • Photo: Andrew Straube via www.Death-Cards.com
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002

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