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Casper, Carl

Date of birth:
February 22nd, 1893 (Rehden / Graudenz, Germany)
Date of death:
August 24th, 1970 (Munich, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1940
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 23rd, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 4th August 1915.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 26th November 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 118 (motorisiert) / 36.Infanteriedivision (motorisiert)
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1941
Action:
Received for action near Pskow on 8th July 1941.
Details:
135th Award.
To the Anerkennungsurkunde belonging Anerkennungsschreiben received on 20th July 1941.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandant Infanterie-Regiment 118 (motorisiert)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1941
Action:
For action near Liepena, Lithuania on 4th July 1941.
Details:
84th mentioning in Ehrenblatt.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 7th, 1941
Details:
Bronze version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 118 (motorisiert) / 36.Infanterie-Division (motorisiert) / XLI Armeekorps (motorisiert) / Panzergruppe 4 / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1941
Details:
528th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 18th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9