PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Osterhold, Wilhelm
Date of birth: January 12th, 1914 (Bad Oldesloe/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:  April 3rd, 2002 (Hann Münden/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: October 13th, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: December 31st, 1940
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: 12. / Infanterie-Regiment 27
Awarded on: June 3rd, 1942
Details: Award 127/3.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur III. / Füsilier-Regiment 27 / 12.Infanterie-Division / XXXIX.Panzer-Korps / 4.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on: March 26th, 1944
Details: 2858th Award.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 48 / 12.Volks-Grenadier-Division / II.SS-Panzer-Korps / 6.(SS)Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe B
Awarded on: February 10th, 1945
Details: 732nd Award.
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN BRONZE
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- Bender R.J., Breyette T., Tank Killers, RJ Bender Publications, 2000, ISBN 0-912138-83-1
- 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, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
- Die träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eiserne Kreuz 1939 - 1945
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