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- Date of birth:
- January 24th, 1919 (Saalfelden-Harham, Austria)
- Date of death:
- May 27th, 1945 (Zell am See,Austria)
- Buried on:
- German War Cemetery Reutti
- German (1933-1945, German Reich)
Eduard Altacher was killed during a fight with U.S. soldiers on May 27th, 1945.
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Hauptmann (Captain)
- Führer II. / Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 143 / 6.Gebirgs-Division
- Awarded on:
- November 18th, 1944
- - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Family records via Uncle