Obergefreiter

What is Obergefreiter?

Obergefreiter meaning in German military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
Lance Corporal (enlisted personnel). Historically, and up until 1945, the rank of Obergefreiter was considered in English the equivalent to a British Army Lance Corporal with seniority, therefore named “Senior Lance Corporal”, or rather Second Corporal in the Artillery.

 

reference: Wikipedia: Glossary of German military terms