PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Menny, Erwin
Date of birth: August 18th, 1893 (Saarburg/Lorraine, Germany)
Date of death:  December 6th, 1949
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:
June 29th, 1912: Fahnenjunker;
February 21st, 1914: Leutnant (Patent February 21st, 1912);
?: Oberleutnant;
November 1st, 1924: Rittmeister;
?: Major;
August 1st, 1937: Oberstleutnant (37);
April 1st, 1939: Oberst;
April 1st, 1942: Generalmajor;
October 1st, 1943: Generalleutnant.

Career:
June 29th, 1912: Entering service;
February 21st, 1914: Dragonen-Regiment Nr. 22;
May 1st, 1931: Chef 4.(Badische)Eskadron / 18.Reiter-Regiment, Ludwigsburg;
October 1st, 1934: Kommandeur Kraftfahr-Abteilung Hamm;
October 15th, 1934: Kommandeur Panzerabwehr-Abteilung 16;
May 1st, 1936: Kommandeur Panzerabwehr-Abteilung 35, Karlsruhe;
November 10th, 1938: Kommandeur Panzerabwehr-Truppen XVIII;
August 26th, 1939: Kommandeur Schützen-Ersatz-Regiment 81, Meining;
May 12th, 1940: Kommandeur Schützen-Regiment 69;
April 15th, 1941 - July 15th, 1942: Kommandeur 15. Schützen-Brigade;
December 6th, 1941 - December 8th, 1941: stellvertretender Führer 15. Panzer-Division;
June 18th, 1942 - June 19th, 1942: stellvertretender Führer 90. leichten Afrika-Division;
July 15th, 1942: Führerreserve;
September 15th, 1942 - December 31st, 1942: mit der Führung beauftragd, 18. Panzer-Division;
April 6th, 1943: Führer 187. Infanterie-Division;
July 10th, 1943: Führer 333. Infanterie-Division;
October 17th, 1943: Führer 123. Infanterie-Division;
November 1st, 1943 - November 20th, 1943: Kommandeur 72. Infanterie-Division;
February 10th, 1944 - August 21st, 1944: Kommandeur 84. Infanterie-Division;
August 21st, 1944 - ?: POW.
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur 15. Schützen-Brigade
Awarded on: December 26th, 1941
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
 
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
 
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN (OHNE ZAHLEN)
Details: Bronze version.
 
     
ÄRMELBAND AFRIKA
 
     
ORDINE MILITARE DI SAVOIA -OFFICER
 
     
COLONIAL ORDER OF THE STAR OF ITALY - COMMENDATORE
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum
- Axis Biographical Research
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