Veith, Johann

Date of birth:
July 27th, 1916 (Albersweiler/Palatinate, Germany)
Date of death:
December 16th, 1944 (Ardennes)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 5th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 30th, 1941
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 26th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 11th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer I. / SS-Panzer-Regiment 2 / 2.SS-Panzer-Division "Das Reich"
Awarded on:
February 14th, 1945
Details:
Submitted on January 12th 1945.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - 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
    - Die träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eiserne Kreuz 1939 - 1945