THALER, Johann "Hans"  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Thaler, Johann "Hans"
Date of birth: February 6th, 1920 (Breitenbach/North Tirol, Austria)
Date of death:  April 7th, 1945 (Vienna, Austria)
Nationality:  Austrian
BIOGRAPHY: 
In service from September 15th 1940.
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: August 20th, 1942
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
Awarded on: February 12th, 1943
 
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN (OHNE ZAHLEN)
Awarded on: March 27th, 1943
Details: Silver version.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: April 7th, 1943
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: July 22nd, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: SS-Unterscharführer
Unit: Panzerfahrer 6. / SS-Panzer-Regiment 2 / 2.SS-Panzer-Division "Das Reich" / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on: August 14th, 1943
Details: Submitted on July 18th 1943.
Preliminary document en decoration on August 19th 1943 to Heeresgruppe Süd.
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Gebhardt Ehrenstrasser
Information source(s):   - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
- Die träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eiserne Kreuz 1939 - 1945
   
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