Lüdecke, Otto-Joachim

Date of birth:
May 27th, 1895 (Staßfurt/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
February 14th, 1971 (Hassel/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
September 24th, 1913: Fahnenjunker;
June 19th, 1914: Fähnrich;
September 22nd, 1914: Leutnant;
June 20th, 1918: Oberleutnant (25);
February 1st, 1927: Hauptmann (11);
September 1st, 1934: Major (32);
March 1st, 1937: Oberstleutnant (55);
March 1st, 1940: Oberst (20);
April 1st, 1943: Generalmajor (15a);
October 1st, 1943: Generalleutnant (11).

Career:
March 1st, 1931: Stab Pi.Btl. 2;
October 1st, 1934: Insp.d.Pion.;
April 1st, 1935: Kdr. Pi.Btl. Küstrin;
October 15th, 1935: Kdr. Pi.Btl. 3;
March 15th, 1940: Kdr. Pi.Rgt.St. 628;
June 20th, 1940: Führer-Reserve W.Kr. XIII;
November 1st, 1940: Pi.Rgt. 504;
February 18th, 1942: Armee Pi.Fhr.Pz.AOK 2;
January 28th, 1943: mdFb 56. Inf.Div.;
April 1st, 1943: Kdr. 56. Inf.Div.;
September 1st, 1943: Gen.d.Pi. H.Gr.Mitte;
January 20th, 1944: Führer-Reserve OKH;
April 18th, 1944: Kdr. 264. Inf.Div.;
May 2nd, 1944: Führer-Reserve OKH;
July 28th, 1944: mWdGb. Höh.Pi.Kdr.zbV XIII;
December 1st, 1944: Fest.Kdt. B 1-Linie W.Kr. XX;
January 2nd, 1945: umben.i.Kdt.d.Brfest.i.W.Kr. XX;
February 5th, 1945: zurückben.i.Höh.Pi.Kdr.zbV XIII;
March 14th, 1945: f.zusätzl.d.Bez.kdt.d.Bef.i. W.Kr. IV.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 56. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Panzer-Regiment 29, 12. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1941
Details:
23rd Award.
According to the Karteikarte awarded on 15-7-1941.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 10th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 6th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914

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