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Gerhardt, Otto

Date of birth:
January 28th, 1911 (Vorth/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
September 18th, 1944 (Hauptverbandplatz, Sanitätskompanie 2, 290. Infanterie-Division, Heer)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Olei / Olaine
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Otto Gerhard lies buried as an unknown soldier on the German War Cemetery Olaine in Latvia.

Promotions:
?: Gefreiter;
?: Feldwebel;
?: Oberfeldwebel.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Lance Corporal)
Unit:
8. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 503, 290. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 22nd, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Lance Corporal)
Unit:
8. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 503, 290. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 24th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
8. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 503, 290. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 25th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
8. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 503, 290. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Alex Schmidt
  • Photo 2: Alex Schmidt
  • - Sterbeanzeige
    - Besitzzeugnis Nahkampfspange in Bronze
    - Besitzzeugnis Verwundeten Schwarz
    - Verleihungsurkunde EK2
    - Verleihungsurkunde Ostmedaille
    - Volksbund

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