Hachtel, Georg

Date of birth:
June 29th, 1894 (Reubach/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
July 20th, 1943 (Konstanz/Baden, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Oberst Hachtel died of his wounds in a base hospital at Konstanz. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor (brigadier).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 258 / 112. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Jäger-Regiment 56 / 5. Jägerdivision
Awarded on:
April 30th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Reinicke, A., Die 5. Jäger-Division – Polen, Westfeldzug 1940, Rußland, Das Ende an der Oderfront, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2003
    - feldgrau.com