Gareis, Martin

Date of birth:
October 6th, 1891 (Berlin-Niederbarnim/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
February 26th, 1976 (Kreuth/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Martin Gareis was taken prisoner on 2nd May 1945 near Hagenau/Mecklenburg, Germany and imprisoned in Special Camp 11 as prisoner number B816211.

Promotions:
December 21st, 1909: Fähnrich;
August 18th, 1911: Leutnant;
August 18th, 1918: Oberleutnant;
October 1st, 1923: Hauptmann (4);
August 1st, 1933: Major (4);
March 1st, 1936: Oberstleutnant (20);
August 1st, 1938: Oberst (20);
February 1st, 1942: Generalmajor mit RDA vom 1-3-1942 (8c);
January 1st, 1943: Generalleutnant (45);
April 1st, 1945: General der Infanterie.

Career:
September 1st, 1939: Führer-Reserve OKH;
September 25th, 1939: Kdr. Inf.Rgt. 282;
January 1st, 1942: mdFb 98. Inf.Div.;
February 1st, 1942: Kdr. 98. Inf.Div.;
April 1st, 1944: Führer-Reserve OKH;
May 5th, 1944: Kdr. 264. Inf.Div.;
October 9th, 1944: Führer-Reserve OKH;
January 19th, 1945: mdFb XXXXVI. Pz.K.;
April 1st, 1945: Kom.Gen. XXXXVI. Pz.K.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 282
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 98. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
November 29th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 264. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1944
Details:
Royal Decree No. 1297.
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 18th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 8th, 1942
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 282, 98. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1941
Details:
326th Award.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres

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