|Born||October 9, 1897|
|Died||7 June 1942(aged 44)|
|Place of birth||Ilster|
|Place of death||Sevastopol, Ukraine|
German Empire (to 1918)|
|Years of service||
|Rank||Oberstleutnant der Reserve (Posthumously)|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Gustav Alvermann (9 October 1897 – 7 June 1942) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Gustav Alvermann was killed during the Siege of Sevastopol and was posthumously promoted to the rank of Oberstleutnant der Reserve.
Awards and decorations[edit | edit source]
- Iron Cross (1914)
- 2nd Class
- Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918
- Iron Cross (1939)
- 2nd Class (17 May 1940)
- 1st Class (19 May 1940)
- Infantry Assault Badge
- Eastern Front Medal
- Crimea Shield
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 26 May 1940 as Hauptmann der Reserve and Chief of the 10./Infanterie-Regiment 47 
References[edit | edit source]
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 99.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
- Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.