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Schellenberg, Walter Friedrich

Date of birth:
January 16th, 1910 (Saarbrücken, East Prussia)
Date of death:
March 31st, 1952 (Turin, Italy)
Service number:
SS Nr. 124817 / NSDAP Nr. 3504508
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
10 January 1934: SS-Mann
17 October 1934: SS-Sturmmann
15 January 1935: SS-Rottenführer
15 May 1935: SS-Unterscharführer
9 November 1935: SS-Scharführer
13 September 1936: SS-Oberscharführer
20 April 1937: SS-Untersturmführer
30 January 1938: SS-Obersturmführer
1 August 1938: SS-Hauptsturmführer
30 January 1939: SS-Sturmbannführer
1 September 1941: SS-Obersturmbannführer
21 June 1942: SS-Standartenführer
21 June1943: SS-Oberführer
21 June 1944: SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Polizei

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Awarded on:
1934

No. 130.902
SS-Zivilabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
Amt IV E, SD-Auslandsnachrichtendiens, Sicherheitsdienst des Reichsführers-SS (SD)
Awarded on:
November 12th, 1939
For services in the cover SD operation at Venlo, which would be later known as the Venlo Incident.

Personally awarded by Adolf Hitler.
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
Amt IV E, SD-Auslandsnachrichtendiens, Sicherheitsdienst des Reichsführers-SS (SD)
Awarded on:
November 12th, 1939
For services in the cover SD operation at Venlo, which would be later known as the Venlo Incident.

Personally awarded by Adolf Hitler.
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 13. März 1938
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938

“Prager Burg“
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938 mit Spange
Bronzes SA-Sportabzeichen
DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze

Sources