Scherf, Walter

    Date of birth:
    February 21st, 1917
    Date of death:
    April 7th, 2003
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    ?: Oberleutnant der Reserve;
    ?: Hauptmann der Reserve.

    Career:
    January 30th, 1944: Chef, 3. Kompanie, schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503;
    ?: Inspektion 6, Oberkommando des Heeres;
    December 1944: Führer, Kampfgruppe Y, Panzer-Brigade 150 'Rabenhügel';
    ?: Kommandeur, schwere Panzer-Abteilung 512.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    May 21st, 1940
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    December 22nd, 1940
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
    Unit:
    Chef, 3. Kompanie, schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503, Heer
    Awarded on:
    October 7th, 1943
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
    Unit:
    Chef, 3. Kompanie, schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503, schwere Panzer-Regiment Bäke, Heer
    Awarded on:
    February 23rd, 1944
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Captain)
    Unit:
    Führer, Kampfgruppe Y, Panzer-Brigade 150, Heer
    Awarded on:
    February 5th, 1945
    Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Details:
    Silver version.
    Panzerkampfabzeichen II Stufe
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Details:
    Silver version.
    Panzerkampfabzeichen III Stufe

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