Zittwitz, von, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
August 22nd, 1917 (Marklissa, Prussia)
Date of death:
(Dusseldorf, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Wilhelm von Zittwitz, born 22.8.1917 in Markissa, Slesia, died 17.10.2003 in Dusseldorf. Married 1942 to Eleonore Schicha (1919-2012). Regular soldier (officer). Influenced by his war captivity he studied theology after the war and became a military district superintendent in 1959.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant
Unit:
8./Panzer-Regiment 2
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Andreas von Zitzewitz