PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Cohrs, Erwin
Date of birth: February 19th, 1916 (Hamburg/Hamburg, Germany)
Date of death:  February 27th, 1994 (Hamburg/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Career:
May 1st, 1939: Reserve-Offizier-Anwärter;
June 1st, 1939: Unteroffizier;
June 1st, 1940: Feldwebel;
November 1st, 1940: Leutnant der Reserve (RDA November 1st, 1940 - 1021);
November 1st, 1942: Oberleutnant der Reserve (RDA November 1st, 1942);
November 20th, 1943: Hauptmann der Reserve (RDA October 1st, 1943);
October 1st, 1944: Major.

Career:
?: Panzergrenadier-Regiment 8;
June 15th, 1943: Chef, 6. Kompanie, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 67;
December 19th, 1943: Führerreserve;
January 3rd, 1944: Kommandeur, II. Bataillon, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 67.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Rank: Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Awarded on: February 17th, 1941
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Rank: Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Awarded on: August 10th, 1942
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
Rank: Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Awarded on: August 15th, 1942
Details: Silver version.
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit: Chef, 6. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 67, 26. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on: December 8th, 1943
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN BRONZE
Awarded on: October 14th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit: Kommandeur, II. Bataillon, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 67, 26. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on: December 9th, 1944
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
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.
- Karteikarte
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