Ernst Meiners

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Ernst Meiners
Born 13 June 1893
Died 11 June 1959(1959-06-11) (aged 65)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held 81st Infantry Division
35th Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Ernst Meiners (13 June 1893 – 11 June 1959) was a German general during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 251.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Vollrath Lübbe
Commander of 81. Infanterie-Division
1 July 1944 – 10 July 1944
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Franz-Eccard von Bentivegni
Preceded by
None
Commander of 547. Grenadier-Division
13 July 1944 – 9 October 1944
Succeeded by
Redesignated 547. Volksgrenadier-division
Preceded by
Previously 547. Grenadier-Division
Commander of 547. Volksgrenadier-Division
9 October 1944 – 8 February 1945
Succeeded by
SS-Standartenführer Hans Kempin
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Johann-Georg Richert
Commander of 35. Infanterie-Division
? May 1945 - ? May 1945
Succeeded by
None