Kepplinger, Ludwig

Date of birth:
December 31st, 1911 (Linz/Upper-Austria, Austria)
Date of death:
August 7th, 1944 (Parne sur Roc/Pays de la Loire, France)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Mont-de-Huisnes
Plot: 68. Grave: 168.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptscharführer
Unit:
Zugführer 11. / SS-Infantrie-Regiment "Der Führer"
Awarded on:
September 4th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer
Unit:
10. / SS-Regiment "Westland"
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: www.death-cards.com
  • Photo: Andrew Straube via Death-Cards.com
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Andrew Straube via Death-Cards.com

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