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Briel, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
January 6th, 1895 (Hörnsheim/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
August 18th, 1988 (Münchholzhausen/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Promotions:

- 21 May 1915 Gefreiter
- 6 October 1915 Unteroffizier
- 8 June 1916 Vizefeldwebel
- 27 November 1916 Leutnant der Reserve
- 1 February 1942 Oberleutnant
- 1 August 1942 Hauptmann der Reserve

Also awarded with the Hessische Tapferkeitsmedaille on February 20th, 1917.

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Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Gefreiter
Awarded on:
August 26th, 1915
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Periode:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve
Awarded on:
January 20th, 1917
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve
Awarded on:
July 23rd, 1918
Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz (1918)
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve
Awarded on:
April 19th, 1918
Militärverdienstkreuz III. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Awarded on:
December 17th, 1937
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
August 28th, 1942
Medaille
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
August 5th, 1943

Sources

  • - Alex Schmidt.

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