PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Wietersheim, von, Walter
Date of birth: November 29th, 1917 (Barzdorf/Lower Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:  January 19th, 2002 (Bielefeld/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
In service from April 6th 1936.

Promotions:
1st June 1940: Oberleutnant (RDA 682);
1st February 1944: Major (RDA 36 h).
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Unit: Panzer-Regiment 28
Awarded on: May 26th, 1940
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Unit: Panzer-Regiment 28
Awarded on: July 10th, 1940
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: 2. / Panzer-Abteilung 18
Awarded on: February 11th, 1943
Details: According to his karteikarte the awarding/presentation was on April 10th, 1943 with Panzer-Regiment "Grossdeutschland".
 
     
EHRENBLATTSPANGE DES HEERES UND WAFFEN-SS
Unit: Führer II. / Panzer-Regiment "Großdeutschland"
Awarded on: December 27th, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Kommandeur II. / Panzer-Regiment "Großdeutschland" / Panzergrenadier-Division "Großdeutschland" / 4.Rumänische Armee / Heeresgruppe Südukraine
Awarded on: May 15th, 1944
Details: Unit according to the karteikarte was Panzer-Regiment "Großdeutschland".
 
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN (OHNE ZAHLEN)
Unit: Panzer-Regiment 18
Details: Silver version.
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
Unit: 2. / Panzer-Abteilung 18
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Wehrmacht Awards.com
Information source(s):   - FEDERL, CH., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, 2000.
- 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.
- Karteikarte
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Wehrmacht Awards.com
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