Drexel, Josef

Date of birth:
April 11th, 1894 (Gabelbach/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
February 25th, 1976 (Rosenheim/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Career:
1913 - 1919: Reichsheer;
1929 - 1939: Leiter des Schul- und Ausbildungsamtes, deutschen Reichsdruckverein;
?: III. / Infanterie-Regiment 468;
1943 - 1945: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 436;
1945 - 1955: Sovjet Krijgsgevangene;
?: Studiendirektor, Traunstein.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant der Reserve (Lieutenant-colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 436
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst der Reserve (Colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 436 / 132. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
August 27th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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