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Kaiser, Erwin

Date of birth:
September 19th, 1896 (Michelau/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Military career:

September 21st 1915 - Fahnenjunker in the Infanterie-Regiment 97
March 28th 1916 - Fähnrich
September 28th 1916 - Leutnant
May 18th 1919 - Retired from service
July 1st 1934 - As Hauptmann back in service in the Infanterie-Regiment 21
October 1st 1934 - III. Infanterie-Regiment Bayreuth
October 15th 1935 - Chef 12. Infanterie-Regiment 42
March 12th 1938 – March 29th 1938 Active in Austria
September 1st 1939 – March 9th 1942 Kommandant II. Infanterie-Regiment 42
December 1st 1939 - Major
March 1st 1942 - Oberstleutnant
March 10th 1942 – May 8th 1942 Führer Infanterie-Regiment 72
May 9th 1942 – November 14th 1942 Infanterie-Ersatz-Bataillon 72 (Lazarett/Hospital)
July 19th 1943 - Kommandant Grenadier-Ersatz-Regiment 5
April 25th 1944 - Kommandant Grenadier-Regiment 1060
September 1st 1944 - Oberst

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1918
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 20th, 1935
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Chef, 12. Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment 42, Heer
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandant II. Batallion, Infanterie-Regiment 42, Heer
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandant II. Batallion, Infanterie-Regiment 42, Heer
Awarded on:
June 19th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandant II. Batallion, Infanterie-Regiment 42, Heer
Awarded on:
August 10th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandant II. Batallion, Infanterie-Regiment 42, Heer
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1941
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandant II. Batallion, Infanterie-Regiment 42, Heer
Awarded on:
March 1st, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandant, Grenadier-Regiment 1060, Heer
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

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
    - Scheibert H., Die Träger Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und der Waffen-SS, Podzun-Pallas-Verlag, 1986, ISBN 978-3790902839
    - Forum.Axishistory