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Eckholt, Oskar

Date of birth:
November 4th, 1894 (Freisenbruch/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
August 12th, 1982 (Theesen/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
March 9th, 1914: Fähnrich;
February 3rd, 1915: Leutnant;
October 18th, 1918: Oberleutnant;
September 1st, 1934: Hauptmann mit RDA vom 1-10-1933 (40);
January 1st, 1938: Major (32);
March 1st, 1941: Oberstleutnant (23);
September 1st, 1942: Oberst (10);
April 1st, 1944: Generalmajor (18).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Artillerie-Regiment 178, 78. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Artillerie-Regiment 178, 78. Sturm-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 9th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Artillerie-Regiment 178, 78. Sturm-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 26th, 1943
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 28th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 16th, 1943
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 16th, 1942
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