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Wenzlau, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
July 2nd, 1913 (Magdeburg/Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)
Date of death:
August 4th, 1942
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)


Wilhelm Wenzlau went into service on 1st November 1934 in Riesa. Finally he became Kompanie Chef with Pionier-Bataillon 73 and the rank of Hauptmann. During a reconnaissance sweep in a stormboat, where the Manytsch-river comes out in the Don, near Manytschkaja, he bacame missing and was declared dead.

1st January 1942: Hauptmann

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Hauptmann (Captain)
2. / Pionier-Bataillon 73
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold


  • Photo 1: Familie
  • Photo: Family
  • - 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
    - Wehrpass