Ostermeier, Hans-Arno

Date of birth:
February 10th, 1903 (Budapest, Austrian-Hungarian Empire)
Date of death:
June 13th, 1989 (Waldkraiburg/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer, Kampfgruppe, Panzergrenadier-Division "Feldherrhalle", Heer
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1944
Details:
3481st Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer, Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 3 Hermann Göring, Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Division 2 "Hermann Göring", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1945
Details:
The awarding of the DKiG is still unclear. Several sources give different data. According to the older source of Veit Scherzer the award data was set on xx.xx.1945, F. Berger gives 26th March 1945 and the 4th edition of Dörr gives 6th March 1945. Several other sources state this last date. The 2001 edition of Patzwall/Scherzer does not list him.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Details:
834st Award.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain)
Unit:
Führer Alarm-Kampfgruppe / Panzer-Grenadier-Division "Feldherrnhalle"
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve
Unit:
Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Division 2 "Hermann Göring"
Nahkampfspange in Silber

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