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Lobmeyer, Jacob

Date of birth:
October 12th, 1918 (Lachen-Neustadt an der Haardt/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
April 17th, 1989 (Neustadt an der Weinstrasse/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

According to some sources, Jacob Lobmeyer was awarded the Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes as Kommandeur SS-Jagdpanzer-Abteilung 561 with the rank of SS-Hauptsturmführer, on April 10th, 1945 for actions in Berlin. Beisded that he was supposed to have been awarded the DKiG on March 15th, 1945 and the Eichenlaub zum Ritterkreuz on May 2nd, 1945. These awardings however however are unconfirmed by any formal evidence.
There are two possibilities it was a legal award: - via a proposal on official channels to Chef HPA Burgdorf, - direct award by Hitler; unfortunately no proof in the Bundesarchiv files
Towards the RK: award date by Krätschmer : "20.04.1945" ; remark by von Seemen : "bestowal based on radio message by K.G. V. SS-AK Jeckeln".

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1940
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1940
Flugzeugbeobachterabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 22nd, 1942
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 22nd, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 7th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 16th, 1945
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 7th, 1945
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 12th, 1945
Nahkampfspange in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer
Unit:
SS-Jagdpanzer-Abteilung 561
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1945
Panzerkampfabzeichen III Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
SS-Jagdpanzer-Abteilung 561, V. SS-Freiwilligen-Gebirgs-Korps, Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
April 19th, 1945
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

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