Meier, Hans (Panzergrenadier-Regiment 74)

Date of birth:
February 23rd, 1918 (Holzminden/Braunschweig, Germany)
Date of death:
January 16th, 2007 (Neustadt am Rübenberge, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hans Meier was finally promoted to Major.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer I. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 74
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur 1. / Panzergrenadier-regiment 74
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1945
Details:
The recommendation was entered for processing on March 17th, 1945. It arrived at the OKH/PA/P 5 on April 12th, 1945. The recommendation was signed in support by General der Panzertruppen Gräser, Oberbefehlshaber 3. Panzerarmee on April 2nd and by Generalfeldmarschall Schörner, Oberbefehlshaber Heeresgruppe Mitte on April 8th. It is unknown if the recommendation was fullt processed into an awarding.
When the numbering was continued this woudl have been the 874th Awarding.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 23rd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 6th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse

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