Lehr-Brigade 900 (mot)

The Lehr-Brigade 900 (mot) was formed on 10 April 1941 out of Infanterieschule Döberitz and Panzertruppenschule Wünsdorf. It was dissolved on 7 April 1942.

Commander

Oberst Walther Krause (21 June 1941 – 27 March 1942) (1)

Area of operations

Eastern Front , central sector (July 1941 - April/May 1942)

Holders of high awards

Holders of the German Cross in Gold (9)
- Barheine, Ernst, 29.04.1942, Oberleutnant, Pi.Kp. (mot) 900
- Graf, Lothar, 02.04.1942, Oberleutnant, 7./Inf.Rgt. 900 (mot)
- Kaiser, Georg, 11.04.1942, Hauptmann, 2./Art.Abt. 900 (mot)
- Krause, Walther, 19.12.1941, Oberst, Kdr. Lehrbrig. (mot) 900
- Müller, Friedrich, 18.05.1942, Major, 8./Inf.Rgt. 900 (mot)
- Phillips, Karl, 02.07.1942, Leutnant, Lehrbrig. (mot) 900
- Schauen, Dr. Bernd, 29.04.1942, Oberst, Kdr. Art.Abt. (mot) 900
- Scholze, Georg, 24.12.1941, Oberstleutnant, Kdr. II./Inf.Rgt. (mot) 900
- Uthe, Kurt, 11.04.1942, Oberleutnant, 5./Inf.Rgt. 900 (mot)
-- [christian name Kurt per Patzwall/Scherzer and Scheibert ; although there are hints for this assumption a first research did not reveal if there is any relation with the KC recipient Konrad Uthe (Kdr. Pz.Gren.Lehr.Rgt. 901, KIA 25 June 1944 near Caen)]

Order of battle

Stab
Stabs-Kompanie
Infanterie-Regiment (mot) 900
I. Bataillon
II. Bataillon (Oberstleutnant Georg Scholze)
13.(IG-)Kompanie
14.(Pz.Jg-)Kompanie
Panzerjäger-Abteilung 900
- 1. – 3. Kompanie
Artillerie-Abteilung 900 (Oberst Dr. Bernd Schauen)
- 1. – 4. Batterie
- 3. Kp (mot) / Pionier-Bataillon 900 (Oberleutnant Ernst Barheine)
Nachrichten-Abteilung 900
- 1. – 2. Kompanie
Versorgungseinheiten 900
- San / Nachschub / Inst

Footnotes

1. Oberst Walther Krause was detached as Führer of the Brigade, as he simultaneously was Kommandeur Infanterieschule Döberitz; promoted Generalmajor per 1 January 1942.

Sources used

Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

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