Vogel, Walter (WH-Inf.Rgt. 118)

Date of birth:
January 12th, 1915 (Solingen/Rhine Province, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
?: Leutnant;
April 20th, 1940: Oberleutnant (ingaande 1 april 1940);
?: Hauptmann;
January 6th, 1956: Major (Bundeswehr);
May 28th, 1958: Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr);
September 9th, 1965: Oberst (Bundeswehr).

For his service in the Bundeswehr, Walter Vogel also received the Bundesverdienstkreuz 1.Klasse (March 16th, 1973).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1940
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, 2. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 118, 36. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 28th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, 2. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 118, 36. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 16th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, 2. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment (motorisiert) 118, 36. Infanterie-Division (motorisiert), Heer
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1941
Action:
Awarded for a wound received on September 11th, 1941.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, 2. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment (motorisiert) 118, 36. Infanterie-Division (motorisiert), Heer
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1941
Action:
Awarded for merit on the battlefield at Skworitso on September 9th, 1941.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1942
Medaille

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