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Marcks, Erich

Date of birth:
June 6th, 1891 (Schöneberg/Province of Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
June 12th, 1944 (near Hébécrevon/Manche department, Lower Normandy, France)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Marigny
Plot: 2. Row: 38. Grave: 1478.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Awarded on:
1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes, VIII. Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes, VIII. Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 101. leichte Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 101. leichte Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1941
Action:
Awarded for a serious wound received on Jun 26th, 1941.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Artillerie (Lieutenant-general of Artillerie)
Unit:
Kommandierender General, LXXXIV. Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Artillerie (Lieutenant-general of Artillerie)
Unit:
Kommandierender General, LXXXIV. Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1944
Details:
Posthumously awarded.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)

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