Abé, Richard Adolf

Date of birth:
June 17th, 1898 (Elberfelde/Wuppertal, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Promotions:
October 20th, 1917: Leutnant d.R. befördert;
January 1st, 1919: Leutnant d.R. entlassen;
November 1st, 1919: Polizei-Leutnant;
June 1st, 1924: Polizei-Oberleutnant;
December 18th, 1929: Polizei-Hauptmann mit RDA vom 1-11-1929;
October 15th, 1935: Hauptmann mit RDA vom 1-9-1932 (3a);
April 20th, 1936: Major mit RDA vom 1-4-1936 (75);
September 30th, 1939: Oberstleutnant mit RDA vom 1-10-1939 (26);
February 15th, 1942: Oberst mit RDA vom 1-3-1942 (25).

Career:
February 17th, 1915: entering service;
August 16th, 1939: Kommandeur, III Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 18;
November 17th, 1940: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 581;
December 3rd, 1942: Führer-Reserve OKH;
January 6th, 1943: Adjutant, Oberkommando Heersegruppe D;
October 19th, 1944: Divisionsführer Lehrgang;
November 5th, 1944: Führerreserve OKH.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 7th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 15th, 1942
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1943
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
IIa, Oberbefehlshaber West, Heeresgruppe D, Heer
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1940
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen

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