Armberger, Josef

Date of birth:
June 26th, 1920 (Gugging/Lower Austria, Austria)
Date of death:
August 21st, 1944 (near Mossey, France)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
FlaK-Abteilung Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler/Infanterie-Regiment (mot.) "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Details:
Awarded in October 1941. Exact date unknown.
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
FlaK-Abteilung Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler/Infanterie-Regiment (mot.) "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Details:
Awarded in 1941. Exact date unknown.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer 5. Batterie der FlaK-Abteilung "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Details:
Awarded somewhere between summer 1942 and summer 1943. Exact date unknown.
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Zugführer 5. Batterie der FlaK-Abteilung "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Details:
Awarded somewhere between summer 1942 and summer 1943. Exact date unknown.
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 8./SS-Panzer-Regiment 1/1. SS Panzer-Division "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Details:
Awarded in the summer of 1943. Exact date unknown.
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 8./SS-Panzer-Regiment 1/1. SS Panzer-Division "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Details:
Awarded in the summer of 1943. Exact date unknown.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 8./SS-Panzer-Regiment 1/1. SS Panzer-Division "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Awarded on:
June 17th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 8./SS-Panzer-Regiment 1/1. SS Panzer-Division "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Awarded on:
October 31st, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - Berger, F., Ritterkreuzträger aus Österreich und den k.u.k. Kronländern, Selbstverlag Florian Berger, Wien, Österreich, 2006
    - Axis Biographical Research
    - Die Ritterkreuztrager

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