PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Ahrens, Gerd
Date of birth: August 1st, 1916
Date of death:  September 3rd, 2007
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:
?: Fahnenjunker Unteroffizier der Reserve;
?: Wachtmeister der Reserve;
January 9th, 1940: Leutnant der Reserve;
March 1942: Oberleutnant der Reserve.

Career:
October 1936 - November 1938: Wehrdienst 2. / Artillerie Regiment 10;
August 1939 - January 1940: 9. / Artillerie Regiment 256;
January 1940 - April 1940: 2. / Artillerie Regiment 256;
April 1940 - March 1943: 1. / Artillerie Regiment 256;
April 1943 - September 1943: Batterieführer 6. / Artillerie Regiment 384;
September 1943 - July 1944: Batterieführer 7. / Artillerie Regiment 334;
May 1945: POW to the British in Italy.
     
DRL SPORTABZEICHEN IN BRONZE
Unit: 2. / Artillerie Regiment 10
Awarded on: June 22nd, 1938
Details: Nr. 562331.
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
Rank: Fahnenjunker-Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit: 2. / Artillerie Regiment 10
Awarded on: October 18th, 1939
Details: Nr. 560/39.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Rank: Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit: 1. / Artillerie Regiment 256 / 256. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: July 8th, 1940
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Rank: Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit: 1. / Artillerie Regiment 256 / 256. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: November 3rd, 1941
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
Rank: Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit: 1. / Artillerie Regiment 256
Awarded on: November 20th, 1941
Action: Awarded for a wound received on September 6th, 1941.
 
     
(ALLGEMEINES) STURMABZEICHEN (OHNE ZAHLEN), I.STUFE
Rank: Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit: 1. / Artillerie Regiment 256
Awarded on: November 3rd, 1942
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Rank: Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit: 1. / Artillerie Regiment 256
 
 
 
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- Besitzzeugnis ASA, Verwundeten Schwarz
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