PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Müller-Gebhard, Philipp
Date of birth: October 15th, 1889 (Heidelberg/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:  July 2nd, 1970 (Ludwigsburg/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
In service from 16th July 1908.

Promotions:
16th July 1908: Fahnenjunker;
18th December1908: Unteroffizier;
20th April 1909: Fähnrich;
27th January 1910: Leutnant;
27th January 1915: Oberleutnant;
18th April 1917: Hauptmann;
1st June 1935: Oberstleutnant;
20th April 1936: Oberst;
1st January 1940: Generalmajor;
1st January 1942: Generalleutnant.

Career:
16th July 1908: 3. / Train Bataillon 14 / 1. / Train-Abteilung 14.A.K.Feld;
16th November 1914: stellv. Kompanieführer M.G. Kompanie / Infanterie-Regiment 111;
1st December 1914: Adjutant I. / Infanterie-Regiment 111;
23rd February 1917 - 1st March 1917: stellv. Bataillonführer I. / Infanterie-Reigment 111;
20th May 1917: wounded E. / Infanterie-Regiment 111;
14th June 1917: I. Ersatz-Bataillon / Infanterie-Reigment 111;
25th June 1917: Adjutant 56.Infanterie-Brigade;
14th December 1918: transfer E. / Infanterie-Regiment 111;
27th February 1919: Kommandierung Freiwilliges Bataillon 1.Badisches;
11th October 1921 - 30th September 1934: Badische Landespolizei;
1st October 1934: Wehrmacht;
1st October 1934: Bataillons Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 35, Tübingen;
6th October 1936: Regiments Kommandeur Infanterie-Reigment 13, Ludwigsburg;
27th October 1939: Divisionskommandeur 165.Infanterie-Division;
28th April 1941: Kommandeur rückw.Armeegebiet Tripolis;
22nd August 1941 - 30th September 1941: Führung Afrika-Korps;
15th December 1941 - 1st November 1943: Divisionskommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division;
Feburary 1944 - 15th february 1945: Wehrmachtkommandant Prag;
5th June 1947: releaved from American POW.
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 4.KLASSE, 4 JAHRE
Rank: Oberst
Unit: Bataillons-Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 35
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1936
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 3.KLASSE, 12 JAHRE
Rank: Oberst
Unit: Bataillons-Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 35
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1936
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 2. KLASSE, 18 JAHRE
Rank: Oberst
Unit: Bataillons-Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 35
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1936
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 1.KLASSE, 25 JAHRE
Rank: Oberst
Unit: Bataillons-Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 35
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1936
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Oberst
Unit: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 13
Awarded on: October 25th, 1939
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 14th October 1914.
 
     
DEUTSCHES SCHUTZWALL-EHRENZEICHEN
Rank: Generalmajor
Unit: Kommandeur 165.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: February 28th, 1940
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Generalleutnant
Unit: Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: May 19th, 1942
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 6th June 1915.
 
     
MEDAGLIA COMMEMORATIVA DELLA CAMPAGNA ITALO-TEDESCA IN AFRICA
Awarded on: May 27th, 1942
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Rank: Generalleutnant
Unit: Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: August 5th, 1942
 
     
KRIMSCHILD (STIFTUNGS AUSFÜHRING)
Rank: Generalleutnant
Unit: Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: August 23rd, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Generalleutnant
Unit: Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: September 3rd, 1942
 
     
MEDALIA "CRUCIADA IMPOTRIUA COMUNISMULUI"
Rank: Generalleutnant
Unit: Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: September 28th, 1942
 
     
ORDINUL STEAUA ROMANIEI OFFICER
Awarded on: December 4th, 1942
Details: With swords on the bravery ribbon.
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Generalleutnant
Unit: Kommandeur 72.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: February 10th, 1944
 
     
ÄRMELBAND AFRIKA
Rank: Generalleutnant
Unit: Wehrmachtkommandant Prag
Awarded on: May 16th, 1944
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Wilco Vermeer collection
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- 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
- Service record
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