Sauer, Johann

Date of birth:
October 3rd, 1915 (Köln/Rhine Province, Germany)
Date of death:
May 19th, 1944 (H.V.Pl. Feld.Laz.173 Buzau-Ostrum, Rumania)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Kompaniefuhrer 7. / Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 66 / 13. Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann d.R. (Captain)
Unit:
Bataillonskommandeur I. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 93
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Bataillonskommandeur I. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 93
Awarded on:
February 27th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann d.R. (Captain)
Unit:
Bataillonskommandeur I. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 93
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Ehrenblatt des Deutschen Heeres, 27.Februar 1944
    - Dörr M., Die träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer- Luftwaffe- Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio Verlag Bisendorf, 2006.
    - www.das-ritterkreuz.de