Meisel, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
November 4th, 1891 (Zwickau, Germany)
Date of death:
September 7th, 1974 (Mülheim, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän zur See
Unit:
Kommandant Schwerer Kreuzer "Admiral Hipper"
Awarded on:
February 26th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
March 17th, 1915
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
Awarded on:
June 6th, 1939
Spanienkreuz, Silber
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Medaille zur Erinnerung an die Heimkehr des Memellandes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1941
Flotten-Kriegsabzeichen

Sources

  • - 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