WANDMAKER, Helmut  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Wandmaker, Helmut
Date of birth: November 9th, 1916 (Schalkholz/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
KRIEGSVERDIENSTKREUZ 2.KLASSE MIT SCHWERTERN
Unit: Ib Ordonnanzoffizier Stab. / infanterie-Regiment 76
Awarded on: September 29th, 1941
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Unit: Adjudant I. / Infanterie-Regiment 76
Awarded on: July 24th, 1942
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Unit: Adjudant I. / Infanterie-Regiment 76
Awarded on: August 21st, 1942
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
Unit: Adjudant I. / Infanterie-Regiment 76
Awarded on: September 8th, 1942
Details: Bronze version.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Unit: Adjudant I. / Infanterie-Regiment 76
Awarded on: January 9th, 1943
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
Unit: Kompaniechef 4. / Infanterie-Regiment 76
Awarded on: May 20th, 1943
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN BRONZE
Unit: Kompaniechef 4. / Infanterie-Regiment 76
Awarded on: December 26th, 1943
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN SILBER
Unit: Kompaniechef 4. / Infanterie-Regiment 76
Awarded on: December 26th, 1943
 
     
KRIEGSORDEN DES DEUTSCHEN KREUZES IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: II. / Grenadier-Regiment 76 (motorisiert)
Awarded on: June 1st, 1944
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
Unit: II. / Infanterie-Regiment 76
Awarded on: September 6th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Major der Reserve
Unit: Kommandeur II. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 76
Awarded on: April 5th, 1945
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN GOLD
Rank: Major der Reserve
Unit: Kommandeur II. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 76
Awarded on: April 7th, 1945
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Wilco Vermeer
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
- Wehrmacht Awards.com
- 20.Panzergrenadierdivision
- Dörr M., Die träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer- Luftwaffe- Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio Verlag Bisendorf, 2006.
   
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