PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Schmalz, Wilhelm
Date of birth: March 1st, 1901 (Reußen/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:  March 14th, 1983 (Braunfels/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur I./Kavallerie-Schützen-Regiment 11
Awarded on: September 14th, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur I./Kavallerie-Schützen-Regiment 11
Awarded on: October 16th, 1939
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur I./Kavallerie-Schützen-Regiment 11
Awarded on: November 28th, 1940
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur Kradschützen-Bataillons 59
Awarded on: February 8th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur Panzerbrigade z.b.V. der Panzer-Division "Hermann Göring"
Awarded on: December 23rd, 1943
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 2. KLASSE, 18 JAHRE
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 3.KLASSE, 12 JAHRE
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 4.KLASSE, 4 JAHRE
 
     
ERDKAMPFABZEICHEN DER LUFTWAFFE
 
     
VOENEN ORDEN "ZA HRABROST" IV STEPEN, 1 KLAS
 
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Picture source:   - Gareth Collins via Axis Biographical Research
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
- 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
- Bender and Petersen, “Hermann Göring”: from Regiment to Fallschirmpanzerkorps, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., USA, 1993
- Axis Biographical Research
- Lexikon-der-Wehrmacht.de
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