Driver, Helmut

Date of birth:
May 8th, 1914 (Sonderburg/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
April 1st, 1936: Leutnant;
April 1st, 1939: Oberleutnant;
March 1st, 1942: Hauptmann (RDA 25).

Career:
September 1st, 1939 - October 7th, 1942: Führer 7. Kompanie / Schützen-Regiment 6;
October 8th, 1942 - January 31st, 1943: Bataillonsführer;
February 1st, 1943: Kommandeur I. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 382.

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Awarded on:
October 19th, 1935
DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
1. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, Schützen-Regiment 3, 3. Panzer-Division, Wehrmacht
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1938
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1939
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
December 12th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
December 12th, 1939
Spange zur Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1940
Details:
Bronze version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 4th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 24th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
7. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 6, 7. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 17th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Stab, I. Bataillon, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 382, 164. leichte Afrika-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1942
Medaglia d'argento al Valore Militare

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