Werner Ehrig

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Werner Ehrig
Born 22 April 1897
Died 31 January 1981(1981-01-31) (aged 83)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army (Wehrmacht)
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 340. Infanterie-Division
544. Infanterie-Division
544. Volksgrenadier-Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Werner Ehrig (22 April 1897 – 31 January 1981) was a German general in the Wehrmacht 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. 143.

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 Josef Prinner
Commander of 340. Infanterie-Division
25 October 1943 - 16 June 1944
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Otto Beutler
Preceded by
None
Commander of 544. Grenadier-Division
10 July 1944 - 9 October 1944
Succeeded by
Renamed 544. Volksgrenadier-Division
Preceded by
Previously 544. Grenadier-Division
Commander of 544. Volksgrenadier-Division
9 October 1944 - 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None