WALTHER, Erich  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Walther, Erich
Date of birth: August 5th, 1903 (Gorden-Liebenwerda/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:  December 26th, 1948 (Lager Weimar-Buchenwald/Thuringia, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Died on 26th December 1948 in Soviet imprisonment in POW camp Weimar near Buchenwald.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: April 18th, 1940
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: April 26th, 1940
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur I. / Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 1 / Flieger-Division 7
Awarded on: May 24th, 1940
Details: 39th Award.
 
     
KRIEGSORDEN DES DEUTSCHEN KREUZES IN GOLD
Rank: Major
Unit: I. / Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1
Awarded on: March 31st, 1942
Details: Award 2/32.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Oberst
Unit: Kommandeur Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 4 / 1.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division / XIV.Armee-Korps / 10.Armee / Heeresgruppe C
Awarded on: March 2nd, 1944
Details: 411th Award.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB UND SCHWERTERN
Rank: Oberst
Unit: Führer Fallschirm Panzer-Grandier-Division 2 "Hermann Göring" / Fallschirm-Panzer-Korps „Hermann Göring“ /4.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on: February 1st, 1945
Details: 131st Award.
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- 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
   
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