KRAEMER, Fritz  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Kraemer, Fritz
Date of birth: December 12th, 1900 (Stettin/West Pomerania, Germany)
Date of death:  June 23rd, 1959 (Hamburg-Ohlsdorf/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:
1st October 1934: Commission in the Heer
1st April 1942: Oberstleutnant
1st January 1943: Oberst
1st September 1943: SS-Oberführer
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: October 6th, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: May 26th, 1940
 
     
KRIEGSORDEN DES DEUTSCHEN KREUZES IN GOLD
Rank: Major im Generalstab
Unit: Ia Generalstab 13.Panzer-Division
Awarded on: January 29th, 1942
Details: Award 66/44.
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: August 3rd, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberstleutnant im Generalstab
Unit: Ia 13.Panzer-Division / 1.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe A
Awarded on: December 27th, 1942
Details: 1351st Award.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: SS-Brigadefuhrer / Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Unit: Chef Stabes 6.Panzer-Armee
Awarded on: May 6th, 1945
Details: The award for the Eichenlaub is still uncertain and unconfirmed. The submission is confirmed, but uncertain is wether accoridng to the usual way during the last days of the War (Dönitz-Erlass) an awarding can be accounted.
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
- 12. SS-Panzerdivision "Hitlerjugend"
   
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