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Wilhelm Beuttel
Born 22 July 1901
Died 24 March 1945(1945-03-24) (aged 43)
Place of birth Mannheim
Place of death Lütkenfürst, East Prussia
Buried at German War Cemetery Königsberg / Kaliningrad
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934 - 1945
Rank Major der Reserve
Commands held II./Grenadier-Regiment 45
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm Beuttel (22 July 1901 – 24 March 1945) was a highly decorated Major 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. Wilhelm Beuttel was killed on 24 March 1945 in Lütkenfürst, East Prussia in the Heiligenbeil Pocket.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 112.
Bibliography
  • 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.

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