PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Meiners, Ernst
Date of birth: June 13th, 1893 (Berlin, Germany)
Date of death:  June 11th, 1959
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
 
 
 
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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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