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Ostermann, Ernst

Updated: Dec 21, 2021



Born: 15.03.1916 in Rüstringen (Wilhelmshaven)

KIA: 02.03.1943 in Taranowka (Soviet Union)

 
  • joined the 1st Company of Kraftfahrlehrkommando II Ohrdruf in November 1934,

  • transferred in Oktober 1935 to the 2nd Company of Panzerregiment 1,

  • became a NCO candidate in 1936,

  • transferred to the 1st Company of Panzerregiment 7 in October 1936,

  • transferred to the 1st Company of Panzerabteilung 65 in Oktober 1937,

  • served with Panzerabteilung 65 in Poland, France and the Soviet Union,

  • promoted to officer rank in June 1940,

  • transferred with Panzerabteilung 65 to Panzerregiment 11 in March1942,

  • KIA as commander of 7th Company of Panzerregiment 11 on 02.03.1943 near Taranowka,

  • posthumously promoted to Hauptmann

 

Awards:

German Cross in Gold (14.04.1943), EKI (1943), EKII (1940), Panzer Assault Badge in Silver (1940), Eastern Front Medal (1942)

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