Freyer, Joachim

Date of birth:
April 18th, 1908 (Bunzlau/Lower Silesia, Germany (now Poland))
Date of death:
May 26th, 1998 (St. Wendel/Saarland, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
March 1st, 1943: Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (RDA -79-, March 1st, 1943);
September 1st, 1944: Oberst im Generalstab (RDA (46), September 1st, 1944);
?: Generalmajor (Bunderwehr).

Career:
August 26th, 1939: Ib, Stab 213 Infanterie-Division;
January 20th, 1940: Fuhrer Reserve OKH;
February 2nd, 1940: Ib, 5. Panzer-Division;
January 6th, 1941: Ib, Generalkommando XXXXVII Panzerkorps;
June 16th, 1942: Ia 23. Panzer-Division;
January 21st, 1943:Fuhrer Reserve OKH, z.b.V. Ersatzheer;
April 1st, 1943: Abteilungsleiter, 1. General Stabsoffizier, Stab Generalinpekteur der Panzertruppen.
? - September 30th, 1968: Bundeswehr.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 12th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 6th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major im Generalstab (Major to the General Staff)
Unit:
Ia, 23. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 8th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 11th, 1943
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 11th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major im Generalstab (Major to the General Staff)
Unit:
23. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 5th, 1943
Details:
According to Horst Scheibert the awarding date is 26-2-1943.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

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