PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Boltenstern, von, Walter
Date of birth: November 26th, 1889 (Breslau/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:  January 19th, 1952 (POW Camp Wojkovo, Soviet Union)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
His last position was Kommandeur 179. Panzer-Division. He was military unemployed since 31st January 1945.
Walter von Boltenstern died in Soiet captivity.

Career:
?: Infanterie-Regiment 71;
?: 29. Infanterie-Division;
?: 179. Infanterie-Division;
January 31st, 1945: Reserve;
May 8th, 1945 - January 19th, 1952: Soviet POW.
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: September 24th, 1939
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1939
 
     
ORDINE DELLA CORONA D'ITALIA - COMMENDATORE
Awarded on: August 27th, 1940
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit: Kommandeur 29. Infanterie-Division (motorisiert)
Awarded on: August 13th, 1941
 
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Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Ritterkreuz Archiv II/2009, Veit Scherzer, Ranis, Juni 2009, ISSN 1866-4709
- das-ritterkreuz.de
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