Apell, von, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
January 16th, 1892 (Bückeburg/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
March 7th, 1969 (Varnhalt/Baden- Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 23rd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur 9.Schützen-Brigade / 9.Panzer-Division / XXXX.Armeekorps
Awarded on:
May 14th, 1941
Details:
281st Award.
Submitted on 17th April 1941.
Preliminary Award document and decoration on 19th May 1941 to Armee Oberkommando 12.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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
    - Dokumenten Forum
    - Personnel files