Rettemeier, Josef-Wilhelm

Date of birth:
September 17th, 1914 (Niederdollendorf/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
December 19th, 1997 (Bad Nauheim/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Josef-Wilhelm Rettemeier finally reached the rank of Major. After the Second World War he served form 1956 until 1972 with the Bundeswehr and there finally reached the rank of Oberst.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur Panzer-Abteilung 5
Awarded on:
December 5th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur Panzer-Abteilung 5
Awarded on:
March 13th, 1945
Details:
425th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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