Vetter, Alfred

Date of birth:
May 24th, 1923 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
May 15th, 1984 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions;

01-04-1942 Kadett
01-04-1942 Matrosenhauptgefreiter
01-10-1942 Fähnrich
01-11-1943 Oberfähnrich
01-04-1944 Leutnant zur See

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Matrosenhauptgefreiter
Awarded on:
April 19th, 1942
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant zur See
Unit:
Gruppenführer Marine-Kleinkampfflottille 211
Awarded on:
August 11th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant zur See
Unit:
Gruppenführer Marine-Kleinkampfflottille 211
Awarded on:
August 11th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant zur See (Sub-lieutenant)
Unit:
Gruppenführer Marine-Kleinkampfflottille 211
Awarded on:
August 12th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for the successful leadership of a Sprengbootgruppe, which sank six ships of which Vetter's ship personally accounted for one freighter and one security vessel.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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