PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Altacher, Eduard
Date of birth: January 24th, 1919 (Saalfelden-Harham, Austria)
Date of death:  May 27th, 1945 (Zell am See,Austria)
Buried on:  German War Cemetery Reutti
Grave: 47.
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Eduard Altacher was killed during a fight with U.S. soldiers on May 27th, 1945.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: May 15th, 1941
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
Awarded on: March 19th, 1943
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Führer II. / Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 143 / 6.Gebirgs-Division
Awarded on: November 18th, 1944
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- 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
- Family records via Uncle
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