PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Bayer, Rudolf
Date of birth: March 10th, 1917 (Mannheim/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:  July 14th, 1944 (Feldlazerett Sokal, Eastern Front)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Rudolf Bayer died of his wounds in the Feldlazerett Sokal. He was posthumously promoted to Oberleutnant der Reserve.
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
Awarded on: January 20th, 1942
Details: Bronze version.
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: 1942
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
Awarded on: August 23rd, 1943
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN BRONZE
Awarded on: November 28th, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit: Zugführer 14. / Divisions-Gruppe 112 / Korps-Abteilung B
Awarded on: February 21st, 1944
Details: Unit assignment according to research on the Axis Biographical Forum.
Most references state for the unit 14. (Panzerjäger) / Grenadier-Regiment 112.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - BENDER, R.J. & BREYETTE T.,, Tank Killers.
- FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum
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