Herold, Wilhelm "Willi"

Date of birth:
January 13th, 1915 (Königheim/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
January 14th, 1986 (Nuremberg/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Wilhelm Herold finally reached the rank of Major. After the Second World War he served from 1956 until 1971 with the Bundeswehr. Here he finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
I. / Grenadier-Regiment 21
Awarded on:
October 7th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 21
Awarded on:
March 26th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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