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Melzer, Walther

Date of birth:
October 7th, 1894 (Leipzig, Germany)
Date of death:
June 23rd, 1961 (Bremen, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 694
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Commander Infanterie-Regiment 151
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Commander 252. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1944
Details:
558th award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1915
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
March 10th, 1918
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht