Lange, Dr., Walter

Date of birth:
July 14th, 1898 (Berlin/Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
October 30th, 1982 (Osnabrück/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 24th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on August 24th 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 30th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on January 8th 1918.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Bataillonführer, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 43, 1. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1941
Details:
155th Award.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major d.L.
Unit:
III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 43, 1. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 14th, 1942
Details:
Award 88/55
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 43, 1. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 19th, 1942
Details:
1358th Award.
Was written in the Ehrenblatt and receive the Spange when it was introduced.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant der Reserve (Lieutenant-colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 43, 1. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 10th, 1943
Details:
1542nd Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst der Reserve (Colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 43, 1. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1943
Details:
300th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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