Reuter, Erich

Date of birth:
March 30th, 1904 (Neu-Hückeswagen/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
October 30th, 1989 (Lindau/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 8th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 6th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 122
Awarded on:
August 10th, 1941
Details:
204th Award.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 122
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1941
Details:
367th Award.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Führer Infanterie-Regiment 122 / 50.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
March 12th, 1942
Details:
Award 87/10.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 122 / 50.Infanterie-Division / LVI.Armee-Korps / 11.Armee / Heeresgruppe B
Awarded on:
August 17th, 1942
Details:
1103rd Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1943
Krimschild (Stiftungs ausführing)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 46.Infanterie-Division / IV.Panzer-Korps / 8.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
January 21st, 1945
Details:
710th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - 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
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Axis Biographical Research
    - das-ritterkreuz.de
    - Die Ritterkreuzträger der Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS

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