Herold, Walter

Date of birth:
August 10th, 1897 (Weiden/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
November 28th, 1944 (near Bochnia/Silesia, Poland)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Walter Herold was killed on November 28th, 1944 by partisans near Bochnia, Poland. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor.

Promotions:
October 23rd, 1915: Gefreiter;
January 5th, 1916: Unteroffizier;
August 27th, 1916: Vizewachtmeister;
January 8th, 1917: Fähnrich;
May 25th, 1917: Leutnant;
April 1st, 1925: Oberleutnant (367);
April 1st, 1932: Hauptmann (18);
April 1st, 1936: Major (33);
August 1st, 1939: Oberstleutnant (39);
October 1st, 1941: Oberst mit RDA vom 1-4-1941 (9b);
November 1st, 1944: Generalmajor.

Career:
September 1st, 1939: Lehrg-Ltr.Art.Schule;
February 20th, 1940: Kdr.d.Offz.Lehrgänge Art.Schule;
May 15th, 1940: Kdr. Art.Rgt. (mot.) 10;
January 12th, 1942: Art.Schule I;
April 15th, 1942: Lehrst. A Kdr. Art.Schule II;
February 1st, 1944: Führer-Reserve OKH;
February 21st, 1944: kdt.z. 2. Pz.Div.z.Einarb.;
May 1st, 1944: Rgt.Fhr.;
May 7th, 1944: Kdr. Gren.Rgt. (mot.) 20;
September 23rd, 1944: Führer-Reserve OKH;
September 30th, 1944: mdFb 10. Pz.Gren.Div.


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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 24th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Artillerie-Regiment (motorisiert) 10, 10. Infanterie-Division (motorisiert), Heer
Awarded on:
October 13th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Artillerie-Regiment (motorisiert) 10, 10. Infanterie-Division (motorisiert), Heer
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1941
Details:
232nd Award.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 7th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914

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