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Dörr, Erwin

Date of birth:
April 12th, 1914 (Bölsberg, German Empire)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

In fieldservice: with 13/Infanterie Regiment 105/72 Division from 1.9.1939-7.7.1945. Member of NSDAP from 1.5.1933. Service in SA from 1.5.1933-31.31934, rank: Oberscharführer. Erwin Dörr served in April-Oct 1934 with 13/Infanterie Regiment 15 based in Kessel with laying mines. and from Nov, 1934 to Oct. 1936 he served with 13/Infanterie-Regiment 36 based in Kassel. from oct 1936 to the end of the war, he served in 13/Infaterie-Gegimnet 105, first based in Trier under 34 Infaterie-Division, during service in 1939 in Westwall the regiment went under the name of: Grenzdivision Trier. 1939 the 13/Infanterie-regiment 105 was placed under 72. Infaterie-Division. Erwin Dörr action service during the war was: 1939: Westwall (Trier, German/French border). 1940, Battle in France and from Oct-Dec 1940 he was placed in Paris. 1941: Active in Rumania, Sothern Ukraine and Krim, he got wounded on 13.8-1941 during the battle at the Krim. (Jun-July-1942 active in Sewastopol). 1943: Russia (Rshew, Orel, Brjansk, Dnjepr, Kiew & Tscherkassy) Erwin Dörr was promoted to Leutenant on 1.4-1943. 1944: Russia and Ukraine (Tscherkassy, Lemberg, Kowel & Baranow) 1945: Baranow, Oder & Lausitz.

Also awarded:
11.4-1942: Rumanian Silver Merit medal with Crown (Freidrich-Wilhelm Müller)
27.5-1942: Bulgarian Merit medall III class with sword.
17.7-1942: Winter war Medal (CO Oberleutnant Kutzner)

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Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 105, Heer
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1938

Sign By CO Infanterie-Regiment 105: Oberst Ernst Zimmermann (GCiG 25.3-1942)
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 105, Heer
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1940

20.3-1940. Sign by CO of Infanterie-regimnet 105, Oberst Ernst Zimmermann (GCiG)
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 105, 72. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1940

SignED by the CO of the 72:nd Infanterie-Division, Generalleutnant Franz Mattenlot (Kn.Cr 23.11-42 & GCiG 19.9-42)
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
13. Battalion, Infanterie-Regiment 105, 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 24th, 1941
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Signed by the CO of Infanterie-Regiment 105, Oberstleutnant Freidrich-Wilhelm Müller
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 105, 72. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
October 11th, 1941

Signed by CO of the 72 Infanterie-Division, Generalleutnant franz mattenlott (Kn.Cr. 23.11-41 & GCiG. 19.9-42)
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
13. Battalion, Infanterie-Regiment 105, 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
November 12th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Wounded on 13.8-1941 during the battle at the Krim.

Signed by the CO of Infanterie-Regiment 105, Oberstleutnant Freidrich-Wilhelm Müller

Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
13. Battalion, Infanterie-Regiment 105, 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
April 11th, 1942

Signed by the CO of Infanterie-Regiment 105, Oberstleutnant Freidrich-Wilhelm Müller.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 105, 72. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
July 17th, 1942

Signed by the CO of Infanterie-Regiment 105, Oberstleutnant Kutzner.
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
13. Battalion, Infanterie-Regiment 105, 72.Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1942
Krimschild (Stiftungs ausführing)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
13. Battalion, Infanterie-Regiment 105, 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1943

Feldpostnr: 28723. Signed by Leutnant Müller.
Medalia

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