PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Wessel, Walter
Date of birth: April 21st, 1892 (Lauthental/Province of Hanover, Germany)
Date of death:  July 20th, 1943 (near Morano/province of Cosenza, Italy)
Nationality:  German
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 15 (mot.) / 29.Infanterie-Division "Falke" / 2.Armee / Heeresgruppe C
Awarded on: August 15th, 1940
Details: 204th Award.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 15 (mot.) / 29.Infanterie-Division "Falke" / 2.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on: February 17th, 1942
Details: 76st Award.
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2.KLASSE (1914)
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1.KLASSE (1914)
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN IN SCHWARZ (1918)
 
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
Information source(s):   - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
- Götte, F. & Peiler, H., Die 29.Falke-Division – 1936-1945 29.I.D.-29.I.D. (mot)-29.Pz.Gren.Div., Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2003
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