Knetsch, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
February 26th, 1906 (Marburg an der Lahn/Hesse-Nassau, Germany)
Date of death:
March 27th, 1982 (Garmisch-Partenkirchen/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Wilhelm Knetsch finally reached the rank of Oberst.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 545
Awarded on:
September 26th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 545
Awarded on:
October 8th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, verstärktes Infanterie-Lehr-Regiment, 3. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 6th, 1944
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres

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