Rüden, von, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
July 1st, 1915 (Büren, Germany)
Date of death:
July 11th, 1944 (Pinsk, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Died on 11th July 1944 as Hauptmann der Reserve and Führer Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 342. Posthumously promoted to Major.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Adjutant Divisions-Gruppe 330
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Norbert Beyerlein
  • Photo: Norbert Beyerlein sammlung
  • - Armee Tagesbefehl Nr. 12, Armee Oberkommando 4, 3 Mai 1944
    - 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

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