Esch, Albin

Date of birth:
June 22nd, 1901 (Dieburg/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
March 3rd, 1959 (Schorndorf/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
February 1st, 1943: Oberst (RDA: -83-).

Career:
September 1st, 1939: Chef, 14. Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment 41;
January 26th, 1940: Kommandeur, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 41;
September 9th, 1940: Kommandeur, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 85;
October 5th, 1940: Kommandeur, III. Bataillon, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 85;
April 16th, 1942: Kommandeur, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 206.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, III. Bataillon, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 85, 5. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1941
Details:
According to a evaluation report, the awarding took place on June 22nd, 1941.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 206, 7. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 13th, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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