Eckhardt, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
August 20th, 1917 (Hofgeismar/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
January 28th, 2002 (Burgwedel/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Wilhelm Eckhardt finally reached the rank of Major der Reserve.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
5. / Infanterie-Regiment 503
Awarded on:
April 19th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / Grenadier-Regiment 503 / 290. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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