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Geisler, Rudolf

Date of birth:
March 29th, 1911 (Hennersdorf/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
April 13th, 1944 (Hauptverbandplatz Kowel, Kovel/Ukrain, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Pulawy
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

The grave of Rudolf Geisler has not been found yet. His name has been added to the Memorial Book at the German Warcemetery Pulawy.

Promotions:
September 1st, 1942: Major;
?: Oberstleutnant (posthumously).

Career:
August 1st, 1944: Kommandeur Pionier-Bataillon 662.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur Pionier-Bataillon 662
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur Pionier-Bataillon 662
Awarded on:
December 7th, 1943
Action:
For successfuly throwing back several strong Soviet attacks NW of the City of Newel.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur Pionier-Bataillon 662
Awarded on:
April 13th, 1944
Details:
455th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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