Eichler, Erich

Date of birth:
August 19th, 1914
Date of death:
March 8th, 2003 (Oelixdorf/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Offzier-Anwärter
Unit:
5. / Artillerie-Regiment 20
Awarded on:
August 22nd, 1940
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Batterie-Offizier II / Artillerie-Regiment 20
Awarded on:
July 28th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer II. / Artillerie-Regiment 20
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann
Unit:
II./Artillerie-Regiment 20 / 20. Panzer-Grenadier-Division
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Feldgrau.com
    - 20.Panzergrenadierdivision

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