Messinger, Erich

Date of birth:
June 20th, 1907 (Frankfurt am Main/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
October 21st, 1985 (Mechernich in der Eifel/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

After the Second World War, Erich Messinger served with the Bundeswehr, reaching the rank of Oberst.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 559, 331. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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