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Stadler, Sylvester "Vestel"

Date of birth:
December 30th, 1910 (Fohnsdorf/Styria, Austria)
Date of death:
August 23rd, 1995 (Königsbronn/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

SS-number 334 2678

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1937
SS-Ehrenring
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment “Der Führer” / SS-Panzer-Division “Das Reich” / 1.SS-Panzer-Korps / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1943
Details:
1676th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4 “Der Führer” / 2.SS-Panzer-Division “Das Reich”
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1943
Details:
303rd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4
Awarded on:
December 12th, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 16th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Oberführer
Unit:
Kommandeur 9.SS-Panzer-Division “Hohenstaufen”
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1945
Details:
152nd Award.
According to several sources this awarding was not confirmed by the authorities. Number is according to the date of awarding. Confirmation is made on the basis of a statement under oath to the Ordensgemeinschaft der Ritterkreuzträger made by Generaloberst der Waffen-SS Sepp Dietrich.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

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