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Koch, Erwin (WH-Grenadier-Regiment 447)

Date of birth:
February 14th, 1916 (Dessau/Anhalt, Germany)
Date of death:
April 20th, 1987 (Überlingen/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Erwin Koch finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant. After the Second World War he served with the Bundeswehr from 22nd June 1956 until 31st MArch 1973 and finally reached the rank of Oberst.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / Grenadier-Regiment 447
Awarded on:
May 28th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Norbert Beyerlein
  • Photo: Beyerlein sammlung
  • - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9

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