PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Abel, Adolf Wilhelm
Date of birth: October 18th, 1914 (Gerdt/Baerl am Rhein, Germany)
Date of death:  August 26th, 1944 (Eastern Front)
Nationality:  German
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: June 25th, 1940
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: October 27th, 1940
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann
Unit: III. / Grenadier-Regiment 371
Awarded on: December 13th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur I. /Grenadier-Regiment 364
Awarded on: September 23rd, 1943
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
Awarded on: August 13th, 1941
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
Awarded on: November 20th, 1942
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
Awarded on: September 30th, 1941
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: April 15th, 1942
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
Information source(s):   -- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
- Axis Biographical Research
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