Ahrens, Gerd

Date of birth:
August 1st, 1916
Date of death:
September 3rd, 2007
Nationality:
German

Biography

Promotions:
?: Fahnenjunker Unteroffizier der Reserve;
?: Wachtmeister der Reserve;
January 9th, 1940: Leutnant der Reserve;
March 1942: Oberleutnant der Reserve.

Career:
October 1936 - November 1938: Wehrdienst 2. / Artillerie Regiment 10;
August 1939 - January 1940: 9. / Artillerie Regiment 256;
January 1940 - April 1940: 2. / Artillerie Regiment 256;
April 1940 - March 1943: 1. / Artillerie Regiment 256;
April 1943 - September 1943: Batterieführer 6. / Artillerie Regiment 384;
September 1943 - July 1944: Batterieführer 7. / Artillerie Regiment 334;
May 1945: POW to the British in Italy.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
2. / Artillerie Regiment 10
Awarded on:
June 22nd, 1938
Details:
Nr. 562331.
DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
2. / Artillerie Regiment 10
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1939
Details:
Nr. 560/39.
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
1. / Artillerie Regiment 256 / 256. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
1. / Artillerie Regiment 256 / 256. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
1. / Artillerie Regiment 256
Awarded on:
November 20th, 1941
Action:
Awarded for a wound received on September 6th, 1941.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
1. / Artillerie Regiment 256
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1942
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
1. / Artillerie Regiment 256
Medaille

Sources

  • Photo 1: STIWOT
  • - Photo and documents
    - Verleihungsurkunde EK2, EK1, DRL Bronze, Sudetenmedaille
    - Besitzzeugnis ASA, Verwundeten Schwarz

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