Ernst, Otto (Grenadier-Regiment)

Date of birth:
October 25th, 1914 (Hundstall/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
July 9th, 1944 (Italy)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Otto Ernst was reported missing in action on July 9th, 1944. He was declared dead in 1964.

Career:
?: Kommandeur II. / Grenadier-Regiment 465;
?: Kommandeur II./Grenadier-Regiment 725.

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Rank:
Wachtmeister der Reserve
Unit:
2./Nachr.Abt.18
Awarded on:
August 2nd, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
2./J.R. 465
Awarded on:
June 28th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
2./Inf.Rgt.465
Awarded on:
July 6th, 1941
Details:
Awarded for his wound inflicted on the 22nd of June 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
3./J.R. 465
Awarded on:
October 31st, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
2./Infanterie-Regiment 465
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1942
Details:
Awarded for his third wound inflicted on the 21st of March 1942.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
2./Gren.Rgt. 465
Awarded on:
April 12th, 1943
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / Grenadier-Regiment 465
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / Grenadier-Regiment 725 / 715. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
October 6th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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