Erasmus, Dr. jur., Johannes

Date of birth:
October 24th, 1913 (Atmagea/Dobruja, Rumania)
Date of death:
August 1st, 1993 (Tutzing/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service from July 15th 1933. finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant im Generalstab.

Promotions:
August 1st, 1944: Oberstleutnant i.G. (54).

Career:
September 1st, 1939: Kp.Chef Inf.Rgt. 84;
February 2nd, 1940: Ia 20. Inf.Div.;
February 2nd, 1942: Ic VI. A.K.;
May 12th, 1942: Gen.St.-Lehrgang;
August 12th, 1942: Verb.Kdo.VI. A.K.;
February 1st, 1943: Ia 16. Inf.Div. (mot.);
February 2nd, 1943: Id 4. Pz.Armee;
November 25th, 1943: Ia. XXXXVIII. Pz.Korps;
May 11th, 1944: Führer-Reserve OKH;
June 15th, 1944: Ia Pz.Gren.Div. Brandenburg.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1939
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 21st, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 14th, 1944
Details:
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major im Generalstab (Major to the General Staff)
Unit:
Ia, XXXXVIII. Panzerkorps, Heer
Awarded on:
April 13th, 1944
Details:
Action:
Received for his part in the fightings near Stanislau, Poland.
Details:
Submitted on March 26th 1944.
Preliminary document on April 23rd 1944 to Pz.AOK 4.

Unit is according to the Officer Evaluation report and Scherzer. According to Fellgiebel the unit is XXXXVI. Panzerkorps.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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