PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Prüß, Walter
Date of birth: December 4th, 1911 (Harmsdorf/Ostholstein, Germany)
Date of death:  November 13th, 2003 (Harmsdorf/Ostholstein, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: August 8th, 1940
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit: 6. Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment 76 (motorisiert), 20. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on: June 11th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit: Führer, 6. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 76 (motorisiert), 20. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on: September 10th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Chef, 8. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 76, 20. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on: March 23rd, 1945
Details: 796th Award.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
Details: Bronze version.
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN BRONZE
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN SILBER
 
     
PANZERVERNICHTUNGSABZEICHEN IN SILBER
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 4.KLASSE, 4 JAHRE
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
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.
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