Rübel, Karl

Date of birth:
August 16th, 1895 (Dortmund/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
March 8th, 1945 (Schivelbein/Pommerania, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

For his service during WOrld War 1 he also received the Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse, Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse, Verwundeten Abzeichen in Silber and the Ritterkreuz des kgl. Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern.

Promotions:
March 29th, 1914: Fahnenjunker;
December 24th, 1914: Leutnant;
?: Oberleutnant;
February 1st, 1928: Hauptmann;
?: Major;
August 1st, 1937: Oberstleutnant;
July 1st, 1940: Oberst;
March 1st, 1943: Generalmajor;
March 1st, 1944: Generalleutnant.

Career:
March 29th, 1914: Heer.
December 24th, 1914: Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 56;
1931: Chef 10. Kompanie / 10.(Sächsische) Infanterie-Regiment;
November 10th, 1938: Kommandeur III.Bataillon / Infanterie-Regiment 57;
September 1st, 1939: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 378;
December 29th, 1942 - March 8th, 1945: Kommandeur 163. Infanterie-Division.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 378, 169. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 21st, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1943
Vapaudenristin 2.luokka miekkojen kera (VR 2 mk)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 163. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 13th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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