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Ahrens, Wilhelm "Willi"

Date of birth:
October 1st, 1912 (Goslar/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
August 26th, 1998 (Gummersbach/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 1942
Details:
Was written in the Ehrenblatt in February 1942 and received the clasp when it was introduced.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
9. / Infanterie-Regiment 17
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur III. / Grenadier-Regiment 17 / 31.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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