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Gareis, Martin

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

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:
21st December 1909: Fähnrich;
18th August 1911: Leutnant;
18th August 1918: Oberleutnant;
1st October 1923: Hauptmann;
1st August 1933: Major;
1st March 1936: Oberstleutnant;
1st August 1938: Oberst;
1st February 1942: Generalmajor (RDA: 1st March 1942);
1st January 1943: Generalleutnant;
1st April 1945: General der Infanterie.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 282
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 98. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
November 29th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
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
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

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