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Drescher, Otto

Date of birth:
October 5th, 1895 (Nickl/German Bohemia, Austria)
Date of death:
August 13th, 1944 (Memel/East Prussia, Germany)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Promotions:
August 1st, 1914: Fähnrich;
January 1st, 1915: Leutnant mit RDA vom 20-3-1915 (22);
November 1st, 1916: Oberleutnant 180);
June 7th, 1920: Polizei-Oberleutnant;
October 1st, 1926: Polizei-Hauptmann;
September 1st, 1935: Polizei-Major (1a);
May 1st, 1936: Major mit RDA vom 1-9-1935 (11b);
April 1st, 1938: Oberstleutnant (47);
April 1st, 1941: Oberst (43) mit RDA vom 1-6-1940 (10a);
June 1st, 1943: Generalmajor (3);
December 1st, 1943: Generalleutnant (4a).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 434, 131. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 29th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 267. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 434, 131. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 21st, 1942
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 2nd, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 26th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 1st, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 16th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Mit Schwertern.
Kriegserinnerungsmedaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Mit 3. Mittelstreifen.
Verwundetenmedaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 21st, 1917
Karl-Truppenkreuz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1916
Details:
Mit der Kriegsdekoration und Schwertern.
Militärverdienstkreuz III. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 26th, 1914
Tapferkeitsmedaille

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