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Koch, Friedrich (WH-General der Infanterie)

Date of birth:
January 14th, 1879 (Odenkirchen/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
November 3rd, 1961 (Bonn, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Friedrich Koch was taken out of active service with the Wehrmacht on 31st May 1942. During the Second World War he held the ranks of General der Infanterie, SS-Gruppenführer en SS-Brigadeführer.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie z.V.
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXXXIV.Armeekorps
Awarded on:
October 13th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
August 18th, 1917
Ritter des Königlicher Preussischer Hausordens von Hohenzollern

Sources

  • - 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
    - Ritterkreuz Archiv II/2009, Veit Scherzer, Ranis, Juni 2009, ISSN 1866-4709
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945