October 8, 1899|
Świdnica, Silesia, Poland
|Died||March 13, 1943
Malaya Kamenka, Mogilev Oblast, Belarus, Soviet Union
|Unit||7th Panzer Division|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves|
Major Richard Grünert (October 8, 1899 - March 13, 1943) was a German officer of the 7th Panzer Division during the Second World War who was killed in March 1943 while on operations within the Soviet Union. For his actions he was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves in a ceremony later that year on May 17.
- Fellgiebel (2003) p. 171.
- Angolia (1979) p. 211.
- Written sources
- Angolia, John R. (1979). On the Field of Honor: A History of the Knight's Cross Bearers. I. R. Angolia.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2003). Elite of the Third Reich: The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, 1939-45. Helion & Company Limited. ISBN 1874622469.