PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Stiegert, Rolf
Date of birth: July 6th, 1917 (Stuttgart/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:  March 24th, 1981 (Bad Tölz/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Rolf Stiegert after the Second World War, served until September 30th, 1973 with the Bundeswehr and there finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: November 9th, 1941
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: February 9th, 1942
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
Awarded on: May 1st, 1942
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: July 1942
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
Awarded on: March 6th, 1943
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit: 5. / Grenadier-Regiment 316
Awarded on: September 15th, 1943
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN BRONZE
Awarded on: April 9th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit: Führer II. / Grenadier-Regiment 316
Awarded on: January 16th, 1945
Action: Received for the successful defence against American breakthrough attempts over the Sauer river, which had lasted several days in December 1944 - January 1945, which would have cut off the division.
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 13. MÄRZ 1938
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN SILBER
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Frode Steine
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.
- Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945
- Note written by Stiegert with awarding data on decorations
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