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Grasser, Anton

Date of birth:
November 3rd, 1891 (Bossendorf/Alsace, Germany)
Date of death:
November 3rd, 1976 (Stuttgart/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

During World War 1, Anton Grasser also received the Verwundeten Abzeichen Schwarz and Silber.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1935
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 21st, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on June 18th, 1915.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 8th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on June 6th, 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 119, 25. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 16th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 22nd, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 25. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 25. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 5th, 1943
Details:
344th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Rank:
Brigadegeneral
Unit:
Kommandeur, Bundesgrenzschutzkommando Süd, Bundesgrenzschutz
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1953
Großes Verdienstkreuz des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

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