Georg von Neufville

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Georg von Neufville
Born 27 October 1883
Frankfurt
Died 26 December 1941(1941-12-26) (aged 58)
Panovo, Soviet Union
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1921)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1902–1921
1939–1941
Rank Generalmajor (Wehrmacht)
Gruppenführer (SA)
Commands held Infanterie-Regiment 195
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Georg von Neufville (27 October 1883 – 3 November 1941) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Georg von Neufville was wounded near Panovo, Soviet Union during the Battle of Moscow and died in a field hospital. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor.

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Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 264.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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