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Wagner, Georg

Updated: Aug 24, 2023

Born: 08.02.1917

Died: 20.04.1988

  • joined Panzerregiment 1 in November 1938,

  • served as a radio operator (Panzerkampfwagen II) with the staff of II. Abteilung during the Polish and French Campaigns,

  • remained in service of the staff II. Abteilung,

  • promoted to Unteroffizier,

  • severely wounded near Leningrad in 1941,

  • returned to Panzerregiment 1 in 1943, serving as Feldwebel and panzer commander with the 8th Company,

  • transferred along with his company to Panzerregiment 9 (25. Panzerdivision) in late 1944, serving as platoon leader,

  • severely wounded on 19.03.1945, loss of both legs,

  • settled after the war in his hometown in East Germany



German Cross in Gold ( 27.04.1945), EKI, EKII (1944), Wound Badge (grad unknown), Panzer Assault Badge in Silver

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