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Hundt, Gustav

Date of birth:
September 27th, 1894 (Pfaffenhofen/Upper Palatinate, Germany)
Date of death:
April 21st, 1945 (Troppau, Slovakia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Was missing from April 21st 1945. Gustav Hundt was officially declared dead on June 7th 1950 with as date of deceased April 21st 1945.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer 5. / Artillerie-Regiment "Rendsburg" (Bevelhebber 5. / Artillerie Regiment "Rendsburg")
Awarded on:
January 17th, 1935
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer 5. / Artillerie-Regiment 20 (Bevelhebber 5. / Artillerie Regiment 20)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Artillerie-Regiment 66 (Bevelhebber I. / Artillerie Regiment 66)
Awarded on:
January 27th, 1939
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Artillerie-Regiment 66 (Bevelhebber I. / Artillerie Regiment 66)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on November 21st 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Artillerie-Regiment 66 (Bevelhebber I. / Artillerie Regiment 66)
Awarded on:
January 13th, 1940
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Artillerie-Regiment 66 (Bevelhebber I. / Artillerie Regiment 66)
Awarded on:
May 28th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on July 31st 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Artillerie-Regiment 30 (Bevelhebber Artillerie Regiment 30)
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Artillerie-Regiment 30 (Bevelhebber Artillerie Regiment 30)
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 1.Ski-Jäger-Division (Bevelhebber 1e Skijager Divisie)
Awarded on:
April 15th, 1945
Details:
5056th Award
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 1.Ski-Jäger-Division (Bevelhebber 1e Skijager Divisie)
Awarded on:
April 18th, 1945
Wehrmachtbericht

Sources

  • Photo 1: Gareth Collins
  • Photo: Gareth Collins via Axis Biographical Research
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Axis Biographical Research

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