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Matern, Alfred

Date of birth:
December 15th, 1910 (Königsberg/East Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 26th, 1946 (Lazarett Insterburg/Eastprussia, Germany)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Insterburg / Chernyakhovsk
Nationality:
German

Biography

Alfred Matern entered the Wehrmacht voluntarily on April 10th, 1934 and was attached to Infanterie-Regiment 22.

According to the Volksbund, Alfred Matern died on February 26th, 1946 in a hospital in Insterburg. Other sources give the date of March 26ht, 1945.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
10. / Infanterie-Regiment 22 / 1. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
March 14th, 1942
Details:
Award 88/56.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
Zugführer 5. / Füsilier-Regiment 22 / 1. Infanterie-Division / XXVI.Armee-Korps / 18.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
September 4th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
Zugführer 5. / Füsilier-Regiment 22 / 1. Infanterie-Division / Armee-Abteilung Samland / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
March 16th, 1945
Details:
784th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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