Netter, Walter

Date of birth:
December 5th, 1919 (Wien)
Date of death:
May 22nd, 1943 (Bogorodizkoje)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Kursk - Besedino
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Died during the Kursk Battle while serving as a pilot in 5./StG 1.
His Ju 87D-1 (W.Nr 2536, 90%) crashed in German territory, Uffz. Walter Netter died and his Bordunker Uffz. Franz Waberich was WIA.
Posthumously promoted Feldwebel.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
II./Stuka-Geschwader 1
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Aircraftman class 2)
Unit:
II./Stuka-Geschwader 1
Awarded on:
November 16th, 1942
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
II./Stuka-Geschwader 1
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
II./Stuka-Geschwader 1
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Aircraftman class 2)
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
II./Stuka-Geschwader 1
Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger in Bronze

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht