PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Zeiher, Robert
Date of birth: November 1st, 1919 (Freiburg, Germany)
Date of death:  June 13th, 2000
Nationality:  German
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Unit: Zugführer 6. / II. / Infanterie-Regiment 420 / 125.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: July 2nd, 1941
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Unit: Zugführer 6. / II. / Infanterie-Regiment 420 / 125.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: October 14th, 1941
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Unit: Zugführer 6. / II. / Infanterie-Regiment 420 / 125.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: September 1st, 1942
 
     
KRIMSCHILD (STIFTUNGS AUSFÜHRING)
Awarded on: January 15th, 1943
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit: Regimentsadjutant Infanterie-Regiment 420 / 125.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: May 8th, 1943
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
Awarded on: May 18th, 1943
Action: For a wound inflicted on 24th April 1943.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit: Führer I. / SS-Grenadier-Regiment "Radolfzell"
Awarded on: January 16th, 1945
Details: SS-Grenadier-Regiment “Radolfzell” was probably composed of staff and students from the SS-Unterführerschule in Radolfzell. Krätschmer lists Zeiher as receiving his Knight’s Cross as Kommandeur in der I./SS-Unterführerschule Radolfzell, which could have been in Kampfgruppe “Stattler” commanded by SS-Obersturmbannführer Karl Stattler, who was awarded his Knight’s Cross on 16 January 1945 as Kommandeur, Kampfgruppe “Stattler”, part of 189.Volksgrenadier-Division, LXIV.Armee-Korps, 19.Armee, Armee-Gruppe “Opper Rhein”, Western Front.
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN BRONZE
 
     
KUBANSCHILD
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher 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
- Ritterkreuztraeger 1939 - 1945
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