Meden, von der, Karl-Friedrich

Date of birth:
December 3rd, 1896 (Samplau/West Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
December 26th, 1961 (Hanover/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Awards:
x?: Sportabz.Bronze.

Promotions:
August 18th, 1914: Kriegsfreiwilliger;
December 31st, 1914: Fahnenjunker;
November 19th, 1916: Vize-Wachtmeister;
August 18th, 1917: Leutnant d.R.;
November 1st, 1922: Leutnant mit RDA vom 1-4-1917 (10a);
April 1st, 1925: Oberleutnant (527);
April 1st, 1933: Rittmeister (33);
October 1st, 1936: Major (72);
March 1st, 1940: Oberstleutnant (24);
October 1st, 1941: Oberst (17a);
October 1st, 1943: Generalmajor (41);
July 1st, 1944: Generalleutnant (6).

Career:
April 1st, 1934: Kdr. I./Kav.Rgt. 5;
August 26, 1939: Kdr. Radfahr-Abt. 12;
September 17th, 1939: Führer-Reserve OKH mdFb Inf.Rgt. 48;
January 15th, 1942: Führer-Reserve OKH;
February 1st, 1942: Kdr. Schtz.Rgt. 1;
March 15th, 1943: Führer-Reserve OKH;
July 22nd, 1943: mdFb 17. Pz.Div.;
October 1st, 1943: Kdr. 17. Pz.Div.;
September 20th, 1944: Führer-Reserve OKH;
September 30th, 1944: Kdr. 178. Pz.Div.;
October 9th, 1944: Führer-Reserve OKH glz.Kdrg.z.W.Kr. VIII a.Aufst.Ltr.d.Pz.Div.Nr. 178;
January 1st, 1945: Kdr. Pz.Div.Nr. 178.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 10th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
According to the Karteikarte he was awarded the DKiG.
Right unit and awarding date unknown. This soldier has not yet been mentioned in any known database of DKiG recipients.
He is not mentioned in Patzwall / Scherzer.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Radfahr-Abteilung 12, 12. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Radfahr-Abteilung 12, 12. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 25th, 1941
Details:
164th Award.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 13th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 7th, 1927
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1918
Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz (1918)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 21st, 1917
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)

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