(Photo courtesy of Gareth Collins)

Generalmajor Harry von Arnim
Born: 26 March 1890 in Criewen, District Angermünde
Died: 25 Oct 1941 by Naroforminsk, USSR (KIA)
Promotions:
Fähnrich (18 Dec 1912); Leutnant (18 Aug 1913); Oberleutnant (05 Oct 1916); Rittmeister (01 Feb 1924); Major (01 Oct 1933); Oberstleutnant (01 Apr 1936); Oberst (01 Jan 1939); Generalmajor (01 Mar 1943)
Career:
Entered Army Service (Early 1912)
Fahnenjunker in the 1st Guards-Ulanen-Regiment (Early 1912-1914)
Cavalier, Platoon and Squadron in the 1st Guards-Ulanen-Regiment, Temporary Company-Leader in the Guards-Infantry-Regiment (1914-1918)
Transferred into the 4th Mounted-Regiment (01 Oct 1919-01 Feb 1924)
Squadron-Chief in the 4th Mounted-regiment (01 Feb 1924-01 Jun 1930)
Squadron-Chief in the 15th Mounted-Regiment (01 Jun 1930-01 Oct 1932)
With the Staff of the 14th Mounted-Regiment (01 Oct 1932-01 Oct 1933)
Instructor at the Cavalry School in Hannover (01 Oct 1933-01 Oct 1935)
Battalion-Commander in the 13th Mounted-Regiment (01 Oct 1935-01 Oct 1936)
Commander of the Tournament & Racing Battalion at the Cavalry-School in Hannover (01 Oct 1936-01 Oct 1938)
With the Staff of the Higher Cavalry Officer 4 (01 Oct 1938-01 Apr 1939)
Commander of Army District Mounted & Transport School at Warendorf (01 Apr 1939-30 May 1940)
Commander of the 479th Infantry-Regiment (30 May 1940-26 Oct 1941)
Killed-in-Action (26 Oct 1941)

Awards & Decorations:
- 1939 EK I –S-
- 1939 EK II –S-
- 1914 EK I
- 1914 EK II
- Verwundetenabzeichen, 1918 in Silber
- Ritterkreuz II Klasse des Grossherzoglich-Badischen Ordens vom Zähringer Löwen mit Schwertern
- Grossherzoglich Mecklenburg-Strelitzsches Verdienstkreuz für Auszeichnung im Kriege II Klasse
- Lippisches Kriegsverdienstkreuz
- K.u. K. Österr. Militär-Verdienstkreuz III Klasse mit der Kriegsdekoration
- Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
- Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnung I Klasse


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