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Cappel, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
October 8th, 1906 (Witten an der Ruhr/Rhine Province, Germany)
Date of death:
July 19th, 1944 (Lundsen)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 424, 126. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 31st, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 424, 126. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 23rd, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 12th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 7th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 424, 126. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 16th, 1942
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 4th, 1939
Order of St. Sava 4th Class

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