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Criegern, von, Friedrich Bruno Walther "Walther"

Date of birth:
June 7th, 1907 (Munich, Germany)
Date of death:
January 23rd, 1945 (near Gemünd (on the river Our), Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Walther von Criegern took part in the war against France, fought at the east front, and was ordered to the west front in 1944.
Fallen in battle with the rank of Oberstleutnant near Gemünd on the river Our, ner the border with Luxembourg.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
III./Grenadier-Regiment 81, Heer
Awarded on:
May 13th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Familie von Criegern
  • Photo: Familie von Criegern
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Genealogy of the von Criegern family

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