PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Fischer von Weikersthal, Walther
Date of birth: September 15th, 1890 (Stuttgart/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:  February 11th, 1953 (Stuttgart/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:
March 1st, 1938: Generalmajor;
April 1st, 1940: Generalleutnant;
January 1st, 1942 General der Infanterie.

Career:
1909: Armee;
October 6th, 1936 - August 25th, 1939: Chef des Generalstabs, V. Armeekorps;
August 26th, 1939 - November 24th, 1940: Chef des Generalstabs , 7.Armee;
November 25th, 1940 - November 30th, 1941: Kommandeur 35. Infanterie-Division;
December 1st, 1941 - March 23rd, 1942: Kampfgruppe LIII. Armeekorps;
September 25th, 1942 - July 25th, 1944: Kampfgruppe LXVII. Armeekorps;
March 27th, 1945 - May 8th, 1945: Kampfgruppe Höheres Kommando "Oberrhein";
May 8th, 1945 - 1947: POW.
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
Awarded on: January 22nd, 1935
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 13. MÄRZ 1938
Rank: Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Awarded on: July 8th, 1939
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit: Chef des Generalstabes, 7. Armee, Heer
Awarded on: December 22nd, 1939
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit: Chef des Generalstabes, 7. Armee, Heer
Awarded on: June 16th, 1940
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit: Kommandeur, 35. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on: August 6th, 1941
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: 1942
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 1.KLASSE, 25 JAHRE
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 2. KLASSE, 18 JAHRE
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 3.KLASSE, 12 JAHRE
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 4.KLASSE, 4 JAHRE
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Gareth Collins via Axis Biographical Research
Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- KURSIETIS, A.J., The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945, Uitgeverij Aspekt, Soesterberg, 1999.
- Die 35. Infanterie-Division - 1939-1945, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2004
- Axis Biographical Research
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