Mantwitz, Walter

Date of birth:
February 17th, 1917 (Memel/Eastern-Prussia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter
Unit:
12. / Infanterie-Regiment 43
Awarded on:
July 24th, 1941
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter
Unit:
12. / Infanterie-Regiment 43
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1941
Action:
For a single wound inflicted on 11th August 1941.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 43
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 43
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
8. / Grenadier-Regiment 43
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1943
Action:
For inflicting five wounds on 25th March 1943.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
8. / Grenadier-Regiment 43
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1943
Action:
Received for a triple wound inflicted on 1st February 1943.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
8. / Grenadier-Regiment 43
Awarded on:
December 1st, 1943
Details:
Preliminary owners document dated 1st December 1943.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Vorläufiges Besitzzeugnis via Wehrmacht Awards.com
    - Besitzzeugnis Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen, Verwundetenabzeichen Schwarz, Silber and Gold
    - Verleihungsurkunde EK2, EK1