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, German 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
Details:
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
Action:
For services in the cover SD operation at Venlo, which would be later known as the Venlo Incident.
Details:
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
Action:
For services in the cover SD operation at Venlo, which would be later known as the Venlo Incident.
Details:
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
Details:
“Prager Burg“
Spange zur Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Bronzes SA-Sportabzeichen
DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze

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