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Denkert, Walter

Date of birth:
February 23rd, 1897 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
July 9th, 1982 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service form August 22nd 1914.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Kolonel)
Unit:
Stellvertreter Divisions Führer 19.Panzer-Division / 1.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Nordukraine
Awarded on:
May 14th, 1944
Details:
Submitted on May 3rd 1944.
Preliminary document and decoration on May 16th 1944 to Heeresgruppe Nordukraine.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur 3. Panzer-Grenadier-Division
Awarded on:
November 26th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur 3. Panzer-Grenadier-Division
Awarded on:
March 8th, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
The bronze version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Jeff Chrisman
  • Photo: Jeff Chrisman via Axis Biographical Research
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - 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
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Axis Biographical Research
    - feldgrau.com
    - das-ritterkreuz.de

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