The website has become even bigger and better! WW2Awards.com has been fully merged with TracesOfWar.com. From now on, the sections Persons and Awards are available. Much more information in a larger jacket

Grünert, Richard

Date of birth:
October 8th, 1899 (Ströbel/Landkreis Schweidnitz/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
March 13th, 1943 (Malaya Kamenka/Rostov Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Do you have more information about this person? Inform us!

Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer 3. / Kradschützen-Bataillon 7 / 7.Panzer-Division / LVI.Armee-Korps / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1941
Details:
736th Award
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 7 / 7.Panzer-Division / Armee Kempf / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1943
Details:
244st Award. Posthumously awarded.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - 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
    - Manteuffel, von H., Die 7. Panzer-Division – Bewaffnung, Einsätze, Männer, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2001

Photo