Eisgruber, Karl

Date of birth:
December 2nd, 1905 (Aichach/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
April 25th, 1980 (Kempten/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Gebirgsjäger-Feldersatz-Bataillon 54 / 1.Gebirgs-Division
Awarded on:
May 24th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Gebirgsjäger-Bataillon 54 / 1.Gebirgs-Division
Awarded on:
July 17th, 1943
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleuntnant
Unit:
Kommandeur Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 98 / 1.Gebirgs-Division
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1945
Details:
6.Armeer award made after 30th June 1945 by General der Infanterie Schubert. Justification is questionable.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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 History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum