Etthöfer, Alois

Date of birth:
April 3rd, 1912 (Margetshöchheim/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
November 20th, 1944 (near Hatvan/Heves, Hungary)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Schutzpolizei (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
3.SS-Polizei-Artillerie-Regiment
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1942
Details:
Mentined in Ehrenblatt des Heeres.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Schutzpolizei (Captain)
Unit:
3.SS-Polizei-Artillerie-Regiment / SS-Polizei-Division
Awarded on:
October 23rd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer / Major der Schutzpolizei (Major)
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Polizei-Panzer-Abteilung 4 / 4.SS-Polizei-Division
Awarded on:
March 17th, 1945
Details:
Submitted on February 16th 1945.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Axis Biographical Research