Freyer, Siegfried

Date of birth:
February 11th, 1917 (Woynassen/Krs. Oletzko/East Prussia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
Reiter-Regiment 2, Reiter-Brigade 1, 1. Kavallerie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 10th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Wachtmeister
Unit:
2. Schwadron, I. Abteilung, Reiter-Brigade 1, Reiter-Regiment 2, 1. Kavallerie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1941
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Wachtmeister
Unit:
Zugführer, 4. Kompanie, I. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 24, 24. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 23rd, 1942
Details:
Submitted on 19th July 1942.
Preliminary document on 24th July 1942 to AOK 2.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
    - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Besitzzeugnis Sturmabzeichen dd 1.10.41
    - Verleihungsurkunde EKII dd 10 juni 1940
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - Mark, Jason D., Death of the Leaping Horseman – 24. Panzer-Division in Stalingrad 12th August- 20th November 1942, Leaping Horseman Books, Sydney, Australia, 2003

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