Merk, Ernst

Date of birth:
March 7th, 1903 (Fürth/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
June 12th, 1976 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Ernst Merk finally reached the rank of Generalmajor.

Career:
August 29th, 1940: Führerreserve OKH;
?: General-Stab XXXX. Armeekorps;
September 30th, 1940: Oberquartiermeister, General-Stab des Chefs der deutschen Heeresmission in Rumänien;
October 10th, 1941: Oberquartiermeister Schwarzes Meer;
June 1st, 1942: Oberquartiermeister, Befehls-Außenstelle des Generalquartiermeisters, Heeresgruppe Süd;
September 10th, 1942: Oberquartiermeister, Befehls-Außenstelle des Generalquartiermeisters, Heeresgruppe A;
February 15th, 1943: General-Stab, III. Panzerkorps.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Oberquartiermeister, Befehls-Außenstelle des Generalquartiermeisters, Heeresgruppe Süd, Heer
Awarded on:
July 6th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Chef, Generalstab, III. Panzerkorps, Heer
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel to the General Staff)
Unit:
Chef, Generalstab, III. Panzerkorps, Heer
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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