Schlags-Koch, Walter

Date of birth:
September 7th, 1898 (Hillesheim/Rhine Province, Germany)
Date of death:
October 17th, 1983 (Köln/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Walter Schlags-Koch served with the Bundeswehr after the Second World War. Here he reached the rank of Oberst.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 3rd, 1942
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
Bataillonskommandeur III. / Grenadier-Regiment 365 / 211. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1943
Details:
Award 426/16.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
Battaillonskommandeur III. / Grenadier-Regiment 365 / 211. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
November 15th, 1943
Details:
2479th Award.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 365 / 211.Infanterie-Division / VIII.Armeekorps / 2.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1944
Details:
3574th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant der Reserve (Lieutenant-colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Regimentskommandeur Sturm-Regiment AOK 2
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1945
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant der Reserve (Lieutenant-colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur Sturm-Regiment AOK 2 / 7.Infanterie-Division / XVIII.Gebirgs-Korps / 2.Armee
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1945
Details:
Awarding not confirmed.
When the counting would continue, this would have been the 876th Award.
Recommendation made on March 24th, 1945. The recommendation arrived at OKH / PA / P 5 on April 6th. Was resubmitted on May 5th, 1945.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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