PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Meiners, Ernst
Date of birth: June 13th, 1893 (Berlin, Germany)
Date of death:  June 11th, 1959 (Stuttgart, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:
?: Hauptmann der Reserve;
?: Major der Reserve;
1st January 1942: Oberstleutnant der Reserve;
1st December 1942: Oberst der Reserve;
1st October 1944: Generalmajor der Reserve.
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberst der Reserve (Colonel of Reserves)
Unit: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 161 / 81. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: January 25th, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberst der Reserve (Colonel of Reserves)
Unit: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 161 / 81. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: December 17th, 1943
 
     
EHRENBLATTSPANGE DES HEERES UND WAFFEN-SS
Rank: Generalmajor der Reserve (Brigadier)
Unit: Kommandeur 547.Volksgrenadier-Division
Awarded on: February 5th, 1945
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2.KLASSE (1914)
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1.KLASSE (1914)
 
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- HAUPT, W., Die 81. Infanterie-Division, Dörfler, 2006.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
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