PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Traut, Hans Emil Julius Ludwig Karl
Date of birth: January 25th, 1895 (Saargemünd/Lothringen, Germany)
Date of death:  December 9th, 1974 (Darmstadt/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: September 20th, 1939
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 21st October 1914.
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: October 4th, 1939
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 17th January 1917.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberstleutnant
Unit: Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 90 / 20.Infanterie-Division / XXXI.Armee-Korps
Awarded on: August 5th, 1940
Details: 153rd Award.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Unit: Füher 10. Infanterie-Division (motorisiert) / 4.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on: January 23rd, 1942
Details: 67th Award.
At the same time Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 41.
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit: Kommandeur 78. Sturm-Division
Awarded on: December 15th, 1943
Details: Award 495/1.
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: March 13th, 1944
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- 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
- Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
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