Wiedenberg, Ernst

Date of birth:
July 24th, 1920 (Grünwiese/ East Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
January 9th, 2004
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

The last reached rank of Ernst Wiedenberg was Feldwebel. In the beginning of 1945 het was severely wounded by a landmine. His right underleg was amputated. After the war he lived in Braunsweig.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 20th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
Gruppenführer 7. / Grenadier-Regiment 45 / 21.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
June 15th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
Gruppenführer 7. / Grenadier-Regiment 45 / 21.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
November 27th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Arno Wiedenberg
  • Photo: Wiedenberg Family
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Dörr M., Die träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer- Luftwaffe- Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio Verlag Bisendorf, 2006.
    - Family records

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