Digeon von Monteton, Baron, Constantin

Date of birth:
February 28th, 1886 (Bernburg an der Saale/Anhalt, Germany)
Date of death:
June 27th, 1944 (Gorodez/Oblast Nischni Nowgorod, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service from March 14th 1905.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 26th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 311
Awarded on:
July 9th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur Armeewaffenschule Pz.AOK 3 / 3.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
August 14th, 1944
Details:
Submitted on August 9th 1944.
Preliminary document and decoration on August 19th 1944 to stv. Gen.Kdo. I. AK.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001