PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Alex, Ernst
Date of birth: March 1st, 1915 (Seifersdorf-Schweidnitz/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:  October 25th, 1965 (Kassel/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Ernst Alex was discharged from active duty after losing both his legs, shortly before the end of World War Two..

Promotions:
?: Gefreiter;
?: Obergefreiter;
October 1st, 1938:Wachtmeister;
October 1st, 1940: Oberwachtmeister;
June 1st, 1943: Leutnant;
April 1st, 1945: Oberleutnant.

Career:
October 1st, 1935: VI. Abteilung, Artillerie-Regiment 29, Kassel;
May 10th, 1941: Zugführer 1. / Sturmgeschützabteilung 243;
June 27th, 1941: Geschützführer III. / Gebrgsjäger-Regiment 99;
February 8th, 1943: Führerreserve;
?: Offiziersausbildung.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: September 16th, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: July 2nd, 1941
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberwachtmeister
Unit: Zugführer, 1. Kompanie, Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 243, XXXXIX. Gebirgs-Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on: August 1st, 1941
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 4.KLASSE, 4 JAHRE
 
     
(ALLGEMEINES) STURMABZEICHEN (OHNE ZAHLEN), I.STUFE
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN GOLD
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Death-cards.com
Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Lexikon der Wehrmacht
- Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS, 1939 - 1945
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