|Born||25 April 1917
|Died||15 June 1944
|Years of service||1938–44|
|Unit||1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler
101st SS Heavy Panzer Battalion
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Iron Cross 1st Class
Iron Cross 2nd Class
Günther, SS service number 392 402, commanded the 3rd Company, 1st SS Sturmgeschütz Battalion. and became the first member of the unit to be awarded the Knight's Cross on 3 March 1943. He was later transferred to the 101st SS Heavy Panzer Battalion and commanded a Tiger tank in the 3rd Platoon, 3rd Company. He was killed when his Tiger tank was hit by an aircraft bomb on 15 June 1944.
His grave is in War Graves cemetery at La Cambe: Block 30 Row 8 grave 303.
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