Kertz, Wolfram

    Date of birth:
    July 29th, 1916 (Porta/Westernphalia, Germany)
    Date of death:
    May 5th, 2009 (Lohmar/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Wolfram Kertz finally reached the rank of Major der Reserve.
    During the Ardennes Offensive Wolfram Kertz was assigned as a Kompanieführer to the 9.SS-Panzer-Division "Hohenstaufen", part of the II. SS-Panzerkorps. After the collapse of the German forces, he was transferred to Regiment Großdeutschland as commander of 309.Batallion.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    May 8th, 1940
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    November 15th, 1940
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
    Unit:
    Führer 8. / Kampfgruppe "Bruhn" (II.SS-Panzerkorps)
    Awarded on:
    October 4th, 1944
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Details:
    Silver version.
    Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

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