Knittel, Gustav

Date of birth:
November 27th, 1914 (Neu-Ulm/Danube/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
June 30th, 1976 (Ulm/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugfhr. in 15.(Krad)/LA
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kdr. 4.(schw.)/AA LAH
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1940
Details:
Received the Bronze Version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kdr. 4.(schw.)/AA LAH
Awarded on:
1940
Details:
Wounded at Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kdr. 4.(schw.)/AA LAH
Awarded on:
September 14th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
1. SS-Aufklärungs-Abteilung, 1. SS-Panzer-Division "Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
September 7th, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
1. SS-Aufklärungs-Abteilung, 1. SS-Panzer-Division "Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
January 23rd, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
1. SS-Aufklärungs-Abteilung, 1. SS-Panzer-Division "Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
Kdr. SS-Feld-Ersatz-Bataillon "LSSAH"
Awarded on:
October 13th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
For wounds at Dovbysh on 11 July 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Kdr. 4.(schw.)/AA LAH
Awarded on:
November 12th, 1941
SS-Ehrenring

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