Grotheer, Siegfried-Hermann

Date of birth:
July 3rd, 1907 (Hochlar/Western-Phalia, Germany)
Date of death:
December 19th, 1991 (Hospital at Ruhpolding/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / Infanterie-Regiment 464
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1942
Action:
Received for an action near Schuwajewo on Januari 14th, 1942.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
II. / Infanterie-Regiment 464 / 253.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
May 25th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 464
Awarded on:
November 6th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Boenninghausen C. Frhr. Von, 253. Infanterie Division: Weg und Ende einer rheinisch westfälischen Division im Osten 1941-1945, Selbstverlag, 1972
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Scheibert, H., Die Träger des Deutschen Kreuzes in Gold (Das Heer), Podzun-Pallas Verlag, Friedberg, Germany, 1983