Geißler, Gottfried

Date of birth:
October 17th, 1914 (Homberg/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
July 21st, 2006 (Moers/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Gottfried Geißler finally reached the rank of Major.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Stab, Artillerie-Regiment 34, 34. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1940
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Artillerie-Reigment 70, Heeresgruppe C, Heer
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
3. Batterie, Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 185, Heer
Awarded on:
July 2nd, 1941
Action:
Awarded for wounds received on June 22nd, 1941 and June 29th, 1941.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
3. Batterie, Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 185, Heer
Awarded on:
July 2nd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, 3. Batterie, Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 185, Heer
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1941
Details:
Vorläufiges Besitzzeugnis was also presented on August 21st, 1941.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 185, Heer
Awarded on:
October 6th, 1941
Action:
Awarded for receiving a fifth wound on August 7th, 1941.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold

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