PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Lehrig, Herbert
Date of birth: December 2nd, 1915 (Walditz/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:  July 14th, 1991 (Halle/Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Herbert Lehrig entered service with the 5. / Infanterie-Regiment 38 in Glatz on November 3rd, 1937. He received the erkennungsmarke with "194 5./IR38" and Wehrnummer "Oels 15/1207/4". After training with the W.K.-R.O.B. Lehrgang VIII(inf.), he was placed in the Jäger-Ersatz-Bataillon 38 in Glatz. Subsequently he served with the 6. / Jäger-Regiment 38. His last occupation was as Zugführer with II. / Grenadier-Regiment 161.
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
Awarded on: August 27th, 1939
 
     
SPANGE ZUR MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
Awarded on: August 27th, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: June 1st, 1940
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
Awarded on: August 6th, 1940
Details: Silver version.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: January 21st, 1941
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
Awarded on: September 8th, 1941
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
Awarded on: September 8th, 1941
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: August 23rd, 1942
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit: 6. / Jäger-Regiment 38
Awarded on: September 12th, 1942
Details: Soldbuch mentions the date of September 30th, 1942. Probably that is the presentation date.
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN GOLD
Awarded on: June 26th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit: Zugführer II./ Grenadier-Regiment 166 / 81.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: September 10th, 1944
Details: Soldbuch mentiones the date of October 3rd, 1944. Probably that is the presentation date.
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Dieter Nordholt
Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- Haupt, W., Die 81. Infanterie-Division – Geschichte einer schlesischen Division, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2006
- Beglaubigter Auszug aus dem Soldbuch, Ordensnachlass, Bilder (Dieter Nordholt)
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