Prochazka, Freiherr von, Robert

    Date of birth:
    December 6th, 1916 (Bozen/Südtirol, Austria (now Italy))
    Date of death:
    February 20th, 2014 (Vienna, Austria)
    Nationality:
    Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    1938: Leutnant;
    1940: Oberleutnant;
    1942: Hauptmann;
    1944: Major.

    Career:
    1934: österreichische Bundesheer;
    1938: Batterieoffizier, Artillerie-Regiment 26;
    ?: Kommandeur, III. / Werfer-Regiment 55;
    1944: stellvertretender Abteilungsleiter, Heeresrüstung, Stab, Ersatzheer;
    April 1945: American POW;
    1947: österreichischen Bundesdienst;
    1981: Retirement.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Captain)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, III. Abteilung, Werfer-Regiment 55, Heer
    Awarded on:
    December 19th, 1943
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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