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Källner, Hans

Date of birth:
October 9th, 1898 (Kattowitz/Upper Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
April 18th, 1945 (near Sokolnice/Olomouc Region, Czechoslovakia)
Buried on:
German War Graves Brno
Plot: 79B. Row: 32. Grave: 1478.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service from June 6th 1915.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur Aufklärungsabteilung 11 / 11.(mot.)Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on September 3rd 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur Aufklärungsabteilung 11 / 11.(mot.)Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on August 4th 1918.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Aufklärungsabteilung 11 / 11.(mot.)Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
July 17th, 1941
Details:
83rd Award.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Aufklärungs-Abteilung 11 / 11.(mot.)Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1941
Details:
Award 1/23.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Schützen-Regiment 73 / 19.Panzerdivision / XXXX.Panzer-Korps / 4.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
May 3rd, 1942
Details:
967th Award.
Submitted on April 24th 1942.
Preliminary document and decoration on May 6th 1942 to AOK 4.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur 19.Panzer-Division / XXXXVIII.Panzer-Korps / 4.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
February 12th, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Details:
392th Award.
Submitted on February 3rd 1944.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 19.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
October 23rd, 1944
Details:
106th Award.
Submitted on October 8th 1944.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)

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