Saldern-Brallentin, von, Sylvester

Date of birth:
February 7th, 1908 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
August 27th, 1967 (Bremen, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Sylvester von Saldern-Brallentin became prisoner of war to the American forces at St. Saveur on June 18th, 1944 as Führer Grenadier-Regiment 1057. After the Second World War he served with the Bundeswehr and finally reached the rank of Oberst.

Promotions:
October 1st, 1938: Oberleutnant;
?: Hauptmann;
?: Major;
June 1st, 1944: Oberstleutnant;
?: Oberst.

Career:
1942: Kommandeur II. / Infanterie-Regiment 65;
?: Kampfgruppe von Saldern;
1944: Führer Grenadier-Regiment 1057;
June 18th, 1944: POW St. Saveur;
?- March 31st, 1966: Bundeswehr.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 12th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 10th, 1942
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 15th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 3rd, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / Grenadier-Regiment 65
Awarded on:
November 21st, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
II. / Grenadier-Regiment 65
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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