PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Mager, Rolf
Date of birth: December 1st, 1917 (Königstein/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:  January 1st, 1945 (Bogheim, Germany)
Buried on:  German War Cemetery Köningswinter - Ittenbach
Plot: D.  Row: 9.  Grave: 174.
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:
1938: Leutnant;
August 1st, 1941: Oberleutnant;
?: Hauptmann;
?: Major.

Career:
October 1st, 1936: Luft-Nachrichten Ersatz-Bataillon II/14, Gütersloh;
August 1st, 1938: Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment 13;
January 1st, 1941: Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1;
January 1944: mit den Führung beauftragd II. / Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6;
May 1st, 1944: Kommandeur II. / Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Rank: Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit: Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1, 1. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: June 17th, 1941
Action: Awarde for action near Heraklion, Crete.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: April 1st, 1944
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Kommandeur, II. Bataillon, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6, 2. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: September 28th, 1944
Details: Date known through Bekantgabe Luftwaffe-Verordnungsblatt.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Kommandeur, II. Bataillon, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6, 2. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: October 31st, 1944
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Kommandeur, II. Bataillon, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6, 2. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on: November 30th, 1944
 
     
FALLSCHIRMSCHÜTZENABZEICHEN DER LUFTWAFFE
 
     
ERDKAMPFABZEICHEN DER LUFTWAFFE OHNE ZAHLEN
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
 
     
ÄRMELBAND KRETA
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
Information source(s):   - DÖRR, M., Die Träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer - Luftwaffe - Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio-Verlag, Bisendorf, 2006.
- 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.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
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