Starosta, Otto

Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Awarded on:
November 27th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
2. / Infanterie-Regiment 194
Awarded on:
January 23rd, 1942
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
2. / Infanterie-Regiment 194
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1942
Action:
Received for a single wound inflicted on 22nd June 1942.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
Zugführer 1. / Grenadier-Regiment 686
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
1. / Grenadier-Regiment 686
Awarded on:
October 19th, 1943
Action:
Received for wounds inflicted on 22nd June 1942, 10th August 1942, 13th February 1943 and 29th August 1943.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
6. / Grenadier-Regiment 302
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Action:
Received for his fifth wound, inflicted on 5th February 1945.

Sources

  • - 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
    - Verleihungsurkunde RK, EK1
    - Besitzzeugnis Verwundeten Schwarz, Silber, Gold, ISA