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Block, Josef

    Date of birth:
    October 25th, 1912 (Mülheim an der Ruhr/Rhineprovince, Germany)
    Date of death:
    October 25th, 1996 (Nauort/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    ?: Gefreiter;
    June 1st, 1942: Unteroffizier;
    March 9th, 1944: Feldwebel;
    ?: Oberfeldwebel.

    Career:
    October 1st, 1938: Wehrmacht;
    ?: 9. / Infanterie-Regiment 2;
    February 3rd, 1940: 5. / Infanterie-Regiment 2;
    September 1st, 1941: 11. / Infanterie-Regiment 2;
    December 8th, 1941: 2. / Infanterie-Ersatz-Bataillon 2;
    ?: 3. Genesenden-Kompanie;
    March 27th, 1942: Gruppenführer 5. / Infanterie-Regiment 2;
    September 6th, 1943: 2. / Infanterie-Ersatz-Bataillon 2;
    ?: 2. Genesenden-Kompanie;
    ?: Marsch-Kompanie / Grenadier-Ersatz-Bataillon 2;
    February 10th, 1944: 2. / Marsch-Bataillon 11/8;
    February 11th, 1944: 5. / Grenadier-Regiment 2;"
    ?: Grenadier-Ersatz-Bataillon 2;
    ?: Stab / Grenadier-Regiment 2;
    September 27th, 1944: 5. / Grenadier-Regiment 2.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Unteroffizier (Corporal)
    Unit:
    Gruppenführer, 5. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 2, 11. Infanterie-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    June 30th, 1942
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Unteroffizier (Corporal)
    Unit:
    Gruppenführer, 5. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 2, 11. Infanterie-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    April 20th, 1943
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Unteroffizier (Corporal)
    Unit:
    Gruppenführer, 5. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 2, 11. Infanterie-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    June 6th, 1943
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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