Petersdorff, von, Horst

Date of birth:
December 30th, 1892 (Posen/Province of Posen, Germany)
Date of death:
July 12th, 1962 (Prien am Chiemsee, Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kdr.d. III. J.R. 189.
Awarded on:
June 8th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kdr.d. III. J.R. 189.
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann zur Verwendung
Unit:
Kommandeur III./Infanterie-Regiment 189 / 81. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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
    - Haupt, W., Die 81. Infanterie-Division Geschichte einer schlesischen Division, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2006