Grunge, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
July 27th, 1916 (Quarnebeck-Gardelegen/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
November 16th, 1984 (Salzwedel/Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter
Unit:
Stabskompanie / Schützen-Regiment 93
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1941
Details:
Bronze version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter
Unit:
Stabskompanie / Schützen-Regiment 93
Awarded on:
October 19th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter
Awarded on:
August 3rd, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter
Unit:
4. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 93
Awarded on:
November 27th, 1942
Action:
Received for a single wound inflicted on 2nd November 1942.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter
Unit:
4. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 93
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter
Unit:
4. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 93
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1943
Action:
Received for a triple wound inflicted on 10th October 1943.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter
Unit:
4. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 93
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter
Unit:
4. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 93
Awarded on:
June 15th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter
Unit:
Gruppenführer 4. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 93
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: H.-P. Rackete
  • Photo: H.-P. Rackete
  • - 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
    - Award certificates and documents via H.-P. Rackete

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