KC recipient Lambert Mitterwenger

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Heimatschuss
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KC recipient Lambert Mitterwenger

Post by Heimatschuss » 14 Feb 2016 21:59

Hello,

this is an attempt to collect all material on Lambert Mitterwenger, recipient of the Knight's Cross. Additions are always welcome.

Full name: Lambert Mitterwenger
Date of birth: 09.06.1920
Place of birth: Edlbach-Mitterweng (Upper Austria)
Date of death: 03.03.2005
Place of death: Spital am Phyrn (Upper Austria)

Date of KC: 18.12.1944
Unit: 2. / Panzerjäger-Abteilung 1548
Rank on bestowal: Unteroffizier (assault gun commander)
Last rank: Feldwebel
Lambert Mitterwenger.JPG
Source: Neue Warte am Inn [Braunau; Upper Austria] of Feb. 28th, 1945; 65. Jahrgang; Nr.9, p.2
http://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/anno? ... =2&zoom=53

Promotions:
1940 Rekrut
1941 Gefreiter
1942 Obergefreiter
1942 Unteroffizier
1945 Feldwebel

Decorations:
18.10.1941 Iron Cross 2nd class
23.09.1941 Wound Badge in black
13.09.1942 Eastern Fron Medal
25.09.1943 General Assault Badge in silver
13.07.1944 Iron Cross Ist class
18.12.1944 Knight's Cross
19.12.1944 Tank Badge in Silver

Other sources:

http://www.ritterkreuztraeger.info/rk/m ... wenger.pdf

Best regards
Torsten
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Re: KC recipient Lambert Mitterwenger

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 14 Oct 2017 16:03

Unteroffizier Lambert Mitterwenger (9 June 1920 - 3 March 2005), the commander of a StuG III (Sturmgeschütz III) assault gun in 2. Kompanie / Panzerjäger-Abteilung 1548, photographed in late 1944 after he was awarded the Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes (Knight’s Cross of the Iron Crosses) in 18 December 1944 for destroying 8 Soviet tanks within a short time in Lithuania, thus playing a pivotal role in stopping a Soviet attack. His last rank was Feldwebel
Source : https://ritterkreuztraeger.blogspot.co. ... enger.html
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