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Freutel, Lothar

Nationality:
German

Biography

Career:
10th August 1914 - 14th November 1916: Westpreussisches Reserve Feld Artillerie-Regiment 35
14th November 1916 - 3rd March 1919: Adjutant III. Westpreussisches Reserve Feld Artillerie-Regiment 35
3rd March 1919 - 31st October 1919: Ordonnanz-Offizier 41.Feld-Artillerie-Brigade
1st November 1919 - 30th July 1933: Sicherheits-Polizei Westpreussen
30th July 1933 - 6th April 1936 Landespolizei
6th April 1936 - 6th October 1939: to the Oberbefehlshaber des Heeres
6th October 1936 - 12th October 1937: Kommandeur 9. / Artillerie-Regiment 20
12th October 1937 - 1st July 1941: Kommandeur III. / Artillerie-Regiment 20
1st July 1941: Kommandeur Artillerie-Regiment 217
18th February 1944: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 503

Promotions:
21st March 1916: Leutnant der Reserve
20th July 1921: Polizei Oberleuntnant
1st April 1926: Polizei Hauptmann
1st October 1935 Major Deutsche Landespolizei
1st June 1938: Oberstleutnant
1st July 1941: Oberst
1st February 1944: Generalmajor

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 10th, 1939
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  1.Klasse, 25 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 28th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 22nd January 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 28th, 1941
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 28th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 503
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - 20.Panzergrenadierdivision