Groll, von, Max

Date of birth:
October 5th, 1910 (Stuttgart/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
May 10th, 1945 (Jevicko/Pardubice, Czechoslovakia)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Wallachisch Meseritsch / Valasske Mezirici
Plot: 1. Row: 30. Grave: 1440.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Max von Groll commited suicide on May 10th, 1945.

Promotions:
March 1st, 1943: Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (RDA -86-);
July 1st, 1944: Oberst im Generalstab (RDA -24-).

Career:
August 26th, 1939: Chef, 1. Kompanie, Aufklärungs-Abteilung 14;
September 5th, 1939 1939: wounded in Lazerett;
January 15th, 1940: O1, 216. Infanterie-Division;
January 27th, 1940: O1, XXVI. Armeekorps;
October 6th, 1940: Generalstabslehrgang;
December 22nd, 1940: O1, 17. Armee;
June 1st, 1942: Ib 57. Infanterie-Division;
December 8th, 1942: Ia, 75. Infanterie-Division;
December 15th, 1943 - January 15th, 1944: stellvertretender Chef des Generalstabes VIII. Armeekorps;
May 20th, 1944 - June 17th, 1944: stellvertretender Chef des Generalstabes, XXIV. Panzerarmeekorps;
September 1st, 1944: Chef des Generalstabes, LIX. Armeekorps.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
O1, XXVI. Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on:
February 23rd, 1940
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
O1, XXVI. Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on:
May 11th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
O1, 17. Armee, Heer
Awarded on:
January 22nd, 1942
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
O1, 17. Armee, Heer
Awarded on:
January 22nd, 1942
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Ib, 57. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 5th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Ia, 75. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 8th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Ia, 75. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 14th, 1944
Details:
According to the Officer Evaluation report and the promotional request to Oberst, the awarding date is April 20th, 1944.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Ia, 75. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1944
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe

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