Rittershausen, Walter

Date of birth:
November 14th, 1899 (Dillenburg/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
February 1945 (near Warsaw, Poland)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Walter Rittershausen was reported missing in action near Warsaw in February 1945. At that moment he served as Bataillonskommandeur with the rank of Major der Reserve. he was declared dead on September 30th, 1960.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Chef, 3. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 57, 9. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 25th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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