Schneider, Josef (97. Jäger-Division)

Date of birth:
July 14th, 1914 (Rheinbreitbach/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
April 26th, 1981 (Rheinbreitbach, West Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Reached the rank of Hauptmann der Reserve.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel der Reserve (Warrant Officer of Reserves)
Unit:
Zugführer, 11. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 207, 97. leichte Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 1st, 1942
Details:
770th Award.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel der Reserve (Warrant Officer of Reserves)
Unit:
Zugführer, 11. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 207, 97. leichte Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1942
Details:
1022nd Heer Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer, 13. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, Jäger-Regiment 207, 97. Jäger-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 10th, 1944
Details:
389th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
3. Kompanie, Feldersatz-Bataillon 81, 97. Jäger-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 20th, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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