Steinführer, Gerhard

Date of birth:
April 16th, 1913 (Gramelow/Pommerania, Germany)
Date of death:
July 4th, 1943 (Gerzovka, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Kursk - Besedino
Plot: 5. Row: 40. Grave: 2398.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Gerhard Steinführer was killed in action near Gerzowka on July 4th, 1943. At that moment he was Oberfähnrich. He was posthumously promoted to Leutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
Zugführer 2. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 394
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfähnrich
Awarded on:
September 27th, 1943
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

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