Rossner, Erich

Date of birth:
May 26th, 1918 (Helmbrechts/Oberfranken, German Empire)
Date of death:
July 30th, 1941 (Jelnja, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 25th, 1941
Awarded for:
Operation Barbarossa
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 3rd, 1941
Awarded for:
Operation Barbarossa
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Unterscharführer
Unit:
2.Kompanie, SS-Panzerjäger-Abteilung 2, 2. SS-Panzer-Division "Das Reich"
Awarded on:
August 25th, 1941
Awarded for:
Operation Barbarossa
Action:
For reportedly destroying 13 Soviet tanks before being fatally wounded.
Details:
Posthumously received
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 13. März 1938

Sources

  • - Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives
    - 2. SS-Panzer-Division Das Reich

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