Rammelt, Siegfried

Date of birth:
December 18th, 1914 (Falkenberg/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
March 21st, 1944 (Monte Cassino, Italy)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Cassino
Plot: 22. Grave: 43.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Siegfried Rammelt was posthumously promoted to Oberleutnant der Reserve.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Stabskompanie / Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 3
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Pionier Zugführer Stabskompanie / Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 3
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his repeated successes across all the major theatres of the war, especially as an assault expert in the fighting around Cassino. During this time, on 21.03.1944, he led a counterattack during a crisis-laden time that helped to stabilize the German frontline. On the way back however he died while in the process of assisting one of his heavily wounded comrades.
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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