Voigt, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
April 13th, 1917
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Was promoted to Leutnant on 1st November 1944.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter
Unit:
2. / Pionier-Bataillon 51
Awarded on:
August 5th, 1940
Action:
Received for a single wound inflicted on 21st May 1940.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
2. / Sturm-Pionier-Bataillon 51 (motorisiert)
Awarded on:
July 26th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
2. / Sturm-Pionier-Bataillon 51 (motorisiert)
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1941
Details:
No. 446/41.
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
2. / Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 51
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfähnrich
Unit:
2. / Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 51
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
2. / Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 51
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1942
Action:
Received for three wounds inflicted on 21st May 1940, 13th September 1941 and 16th August 1942.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
2. / Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 51
Awarded on:
October 23rd, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
2. / Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 57
Awarded on:
April 24th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
3. / Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 57
Awarded on:
March 23rd, 1945
Nahkampfspange in Silber

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
    - Bundesarchiv
    - Award certificates and documents via H.-P. Rackete