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Wesche, Willi

Date of birth:
January 8th, 1899 (Westerode, Germany)
Date of death:
June 27th, 1944 (Bobruysk, Belarus)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
II. / Infanterie-Regiment 430 / 129.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 4th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Commander Grenadier-Regiment 430
Awarded on:
April 9th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Commander Grenadier-Regiment 427
Awarded on:
August 6th, 1944
Details:
541st award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo: das-ritterkreuz.de
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Scheibert, H., Die Träger des Deutschen Kreuzes in Gold (Das Heer), Podzun-Pallas Verlag, Friedberg, Germany, 1983

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