PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Neitzel, Walter
Date of birth: May 9th, 1913 (Greifenberg/Pommerania, Germany)
Date of death:  September 2nd, 1944 (Kaikasi (near Vecpiebalga), Latvia)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Walter Neitzel died on September 2nd, 1944 of his wounds received on August 26th, 1944. He was posthumouslt promoted to Oberstleutnant.
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: 3. / Infanterie-Regiment 409
Awarded on: July 30th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Führer I. / Grenadier-Regiment 409
Awarded on: June 2nd, 1943
 
     
EHRENBLATTSPANGE DES HEERES UND WAFFEN-SS
Awarded on: August 7th, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur 1. / Grenadier-Regiment 409
Awarded on: September 5th, 1944
Details: 576th Award.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e.V.
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