Wendelken, Harry

Date of birth:
April 19th, 1915 (Osterholz, Germany)
Date of death:
1945
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Died in 1945.

Promotions:
1st of December 1941: Feldwebel

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 8th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
2./ Gren.Rgt.220
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrent Officer)
Unit:
2. / Grenadier-Regiment 220 / 58.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
February 4th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (Reserve-Lieutenant)
Unit:
Stab I. / Grenadier-Regiment 220 / 58.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
April 10th, 1945
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
2./ I.R. 220
Awarded on:
November 13th, 1941
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
2./ I.R. 220
Awarded on:
July 13th, 1942
Details:
awarded for a wound inflicted on the 27th of June 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
2./ Gren.Rgt.220
Awarded on:
July 31st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
2./ Gren.Rgt.220
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
I./Gr.Rgt.220
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1945
Details:
awarded for three wounds inflicted on the 27th of June 1942, the 23rd of August 1944 and the 29th of January 1945.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Lexicon der Wehrmacht
    - Dörr M., Die träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer- Luftwaffe- Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio Verlag Bisendorf, 2006.