Feig, Karl Georg

Date of birth:
February 27th, 1899 (Annaberg/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
February 12th, 1970 (Wiesbaden/Hessen, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
10th March 1935: Gefreiter der Reserve / Reserve-Offizier-Anwärter;
3rd January 1937: Unteroffizier der Reserve / Reserve-Offizier-Anwärter;
8th October 1937: Wachtmeister der Reserve / Reserve-Offizier-Anwärter;
1st January 1939: Leutnant der Reserve (RDA 1st January 1939 - 69);
1st April 1940: Oberleutnant der Reserve (RDA 1st January 1940 - 153);
1st January 1942: Hauptmann der Reserve (RDA 1st January 1942);
1st February 1943: Major der Reserve (RDA 1st February 1943);
1st June 1944: Oberstleutnant der Reserve (RAD 1st June 1944).

Career:
20th June 1917 - 1st April 1919: 2. / Grenadier-Regiment 101;
1st August 1939 - 30th September 1939: Schützen-Regiment 1, Weimar;
1st October 1939 - 20th October 1939: 8. / Schützen-Regiment 1;
21st October 1939 - 25th June 1940: 7. / Schützen-Regiment 1;
26th June 1940 - 5th November 1940: 8. / Schützen-Regiment 1;
6th November 1940 - 25th June 1941: 3. / Schützen-Regiment 113;
26th June 1941 - 5th September 1941: Panzergrenadier-Ersatz-Abteilung 1, Weimar;
6th September 1941 - 20th October 1941: 3. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 113;
21th October 1941 - 31st August 1942: Panzergrenadier-Ersatz-Bataillon 1, Weimar;
1st September 1942 - 5th May 1944: Panzergrenadier-Regiment 113;
6th May 1944 - 5th February 1945: Panzergrenadier-Ersazt-Bataillon 1;
6th February 1945 - 26th April 1945: O.B. Schule 2.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
7. / Schützen-Regiment 1
Awarded on:
November 6th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
7. / Schützen-Regiment 1
Awarded on:
May 26th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross on 12th September 1918 with 2. / Grenadier-Regiment 101.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
8. / Schützen-Regiment 1
Awarded on:
July 25th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
8. / Schützen-Regiment 1
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1940
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Chef 3. / Schützen-Regiment 113 / 1.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
December 4th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Panzergrenadier-Ersatz-Bataillon 1
Awarded on:
March 7th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve
Unit:
Panzergrenadier-Regiment 113
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
I. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 113
Awarded on:
May 23rd, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant der Reserve
Unit:
Panzergrenadier-Regiment 113
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze

Sources

  • Photo 1: Paul Givagidze
  • Photo: Paul Givagidze
  • - 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
    - Wehrpass

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