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
 
 
 
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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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