Mehler, Klaus

Date of birth:
March 29th, 1923 (Erfurt/Thuringia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service:
10th october 1941 with 2. / Panzer-Ersatzabteilung 1 at Erfurt

Promotions:
1st May 1942: Gefreiter
1st April 1943: Unteroffizier
1st June 1943: Fahnenjunker der Reserve
1st November 1943: Fahnenjunker-Feldwebel der Reserve
1st May 1944: Oberfähnrich der Reserve
27th July 1944: Leutnant der Reserve

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 18th, 1940
Details:
Nr. 217495.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 31st, 1941
Details:
Nr. 767914.
DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter
Unit:
2. / Panzer-Regiment 201
Awarded on:
October 7th, 1942
Details:
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Feldwebel
Unit:
1. / Panzer-Regiment 23
Awarded on:
March 23rd, 1944
Details:
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen II Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Feldwebel
Unit:
1. / Panzer-Regiment 23
Awarded on:
April 18th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
4. / Panzer-Regiment 23
Awarded on:
October 11th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
4. / Panzer-Regiment 23
Awarded on:
January 12th, 1945
Action:
Received for a single wound inflicted on 28th December 1944.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
4. / Panzer-Regiment 23
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1945
Panzerkampfabzeichen III Stufe

Sources

  • Photo 1: H.-P. Rackete
  • - Award certificates, documents and Wehrpass via H.-P. Rackete

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