Pflästerer, Erich



Born: 25.03.1917 in Weinheim

 
  • joined Infanterieregiment 14 in April 1934,

  • transferred in October 1935 to Reiter-Regiment Gera, from which Schützenregiment 1 was formed shortly thereafter,

  • left service in September 1936,

  • rejoined the army in October 1937 and was transferred to the 7th Company of Panzerregiment 1,

  • transferred in July 1940 to Panzerabteilung A but returned shortly thereafter to Panzerregiment 1,

  • transferred in June 1941 to Panzerersatzabteilung 1 and in September 1941 to the newly formed Panzerregiment 203,

  • served from April 1942 as Oberfeldwebel in Panzerregiment Großdeutschland,

  • changed in 1944 into an officer career, promoted to Leutnant on 01.09.1944,

  • Erich Pflästerer survived the war and settled after 1945 in his hometown Weinheim,

 

Awards:

EKI (1942), EKII (1941), Black Wound Badge (1941), Panzer Assault Badge II Grade for 25 Engagements (1944), Eastern Front Medal (1942)

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