Adam, Werner



Born: 18.06.1914 in Wiesloch

Died: 23.11.2001 in Wiesloch

 
  • joined Infanterieregiment 14 in April 1934,

  • transferred in October 1935 to the 7th Company of Panzerregiment 1,

  • pursued the career of a Funkmeister Unteroffizier,

  • served as Funkmeister of the 7th Company in the Polish Campaign,

  • transferred as Oberfunkmeister to the staff of the II. Abteilung of Panzerregiment 1 in March 1940,

  • changed into an officer career, promotion to Leutnant on 01.04.1942,

  • transferred to Panzerersatzabteilung 1 in March 1943,

  • transferred to Panzerregiment 16 in 1944 and served as Hauptmann and panzer (Panther) company commander on the Western front,

  • US-captivity in 1945,

  • joined the newly formed Bundeswehr and retired in 1971, last rank: Oberstleutnant

 

Awards:

EKI (1942), EKII (1940) , Silver Wound Badge (1944), Panzer Assault Badge Grade III for 50 Engagements (1945), Eastern Front Medal (1942)

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