Dodel, Siegfried

Date of birth:
October 11th, 1915
Date of death:
December 24th, 1944 (Belgrade, Jougoslavia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
September 1st 1938: Leutnant (RDA: -181-);
August 1st 1940: Oberleutnant (RDA: -163-);
June 1st 1942: Hauptmann (RDA: -97-);
February 1st 1944: Major (RDA: -35p-).

Career:
?: 12. Kompanie, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 99;
?: Kommandeur, I. Bataillon, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 99;
September 24th, 1943 - ?: Führer, Kampfgruppe Dodel;
August 1944 - October 1944: Kommandeur, Gebirgsjäger-Bataillon 54;
? - November 1944: Kommandeur, Gebirgsjäger-Feldersatz-Bataillon 79.

In November 1944 the Gebirgsjäger-Feldersatz-Bataillon 79 was taken prisoner by Tito's partizans. Siegfried Dodel since then is reported missing in action. Eye witnesses have declared he was seen being executed on December 24th, 1944 in a quarry near Belgrade.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
12. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 99, 1. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 28th, 1941
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
12. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 99, 1. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 7th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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