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Ebeling, Werner

Date of birth:
November 21st, 1913 (Stade/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
August 25th, 2008 (Sandkrug/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Werrner Ebeling was promoted to Oberst in April 1945. He served with the Bundeswehr from 1st March 1956 until 30th September 1970 and finally reached the rank of Generalmajor.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 5th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 13th, 1941
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 31st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 220
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1943
Details:
Award 327/9.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 27th, 1943
Details:
2665th Award.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 25th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 18th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / Grenadier-Regiment 220 / 58.Infanterie-Division / L.Armee-Korps / 18.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
April 9th, 1944
Details:
2926th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 154 / 58.Infanterie-Division / Armee-Abteilung Samland / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
March 5th, 1945
Details:
763rd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - 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
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Ritterkreuztraeger 1939 - 1945

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