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Lehrig, Herbert

Date of birth:
December 2nd, 1915 (Walditz/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
July 14th, 1991 (Halle/Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Herbert Lehrig entered service with the 5. / Infanterie-Regiment 38 in Glatz on November 3rd, 1937. He received the erkennungsmarke with "194 5./IR38" and Wehrnummer "Oels 15/1207/4". After training with the W.K.-R.O.B. Lehrgang VIII(inf.), he was placed in the Jäger-Ersatz-Bataillon 38 in Glatz. Subsequently he served with the 6. / Jäger-Regiment 38. His last occupation was as Zugführer with II. / Grenadier-Regiment 161.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 27th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 27th, 1939
Spange zur Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 6th, 1940
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 21st, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 8th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 8th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1942
Medaille
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
6. / Jäger-Regiment 38
Awarded on:
September 12th, 1942
Details:
Soldbuch mentions the date of September 30th, 1942. Probably that is the presentation date.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer II./ Grenadier-Regiment 166 / 81.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1944
Details:
Soldbuch mentiones the date of October 3rd, 1944. Probably that is the presentation date.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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