PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Briel, Wilhelm
Date of birth: January 6th, 1895 (Hörnsheim/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:  August 18th, 1988 (Münchholzhausen/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:

- 21 May 1915 Gefreiter
- 6 October 1915 Unteroffizier
- 8 June 1916 Vizefeldwebel
- 27 November 1916 Leutnant der Reserve
- 1 February 1942 Oberleutnant
- 1 August 1942 Hauptmann der Reserve

Also awarded with the Hessische Tapferkeitsmedaille on February 20th, 1917.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2.KLASSE (1914)
Rank: Gefreiter
Awarded on: August 26th, 1915
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1.KLASSE (1914)
Rank: Leutnant der Reserve
Awarded on: January 20th, 1917
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN IN SCHWARZ (1918)
Rank: Leutnant der Reserve
Awarded on: July 23rd, 1918
 
     
MILITÄRVERDIENSTKREUZ III. KLASSE
Rank: Leutnant der Reserve
Awarded on: April 19th, 1918
 
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
Rank: Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Awarded on: December 17th, 1937
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Awarded on: August 28th, 1942
 
     
MAGYAR SZENT KORONA REND LOVAGKERESZTJE
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Awarded on: August 5th, 1943
 
     
KRIEGSVERDIENSTKREUZ 2.KLASSE MIT SCHWERTERN
 
 
 
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