Holzinger, Anton Stefan Edwin

Date of birth:
December 30th, 1901 (Pola/Istria, Austrian-Hungarian Empire)
Date of death:
April 6th, 1989 (Graz/Steiermark, Austria)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Anton Holzinger served with the Austrian Bundesheer after the Second World War and there finally reached the rank of Brigadegeneral.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 138, 3. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1940
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Bataillon, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 138, 3. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 11th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 4th, 1942
Vapaudenristin 3.luokka (VR 3)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1943
Medaglia commemorativa della campagna italo-tedesca in Africa

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