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Algermissen, Walter Wilhelm (Pz.Abt. 116)

Date of birth:
June 10th, 1915 (Roßdorf, Göttingen - Germany)
Date of death:
December 28th, 1944 (near Bastogne - Belgium)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Recogne
Plot: 20. Grave: 19.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
01.11.1934: Kraftfahrer
01.10.1935: Gefreiter
16.09.1936: Unterführer
01.10.1936: Unteroffizier
01.10.1939: Feldwebel
01.07.1941: Oberfeldwebel (promotion for bravery)
01.04.1943: Fahnenjunker
01.07.1943: Oberfähnrich
01.10.1943: Leutnant

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
3./ Panzer-Abteilung 116 - 16. PGD - Pz.AOK 1, H.Gr. Süd
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
Zugführer - 3./ Pz.Rgt. 1
Awarded on:
September 8th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
Zugführer I./ Pz.Rgt. 1
Awarded on:
June 19th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
I./ Pz.Rgt. 1
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1940
in silver
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
Zugführer - 3./ Pz.Rgt. 1
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1941
WIA 13.08.1941 by splinters to his left thigh
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
Zugführer - 3./ Pz.Abt. 116
Awarded on:
August 18th, 1942
Medaille

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

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