|Born||10 August 1897|
|Died||28 November 1944
|Allegiance|| German Empire
|Years of service||1915–44|
|Commands held||10th Infantry Division|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Walter Herold (10 August 1897 – 28 November 1944) was an officer in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Herold was killed on 28 November 1944 near Bochnia, Poland. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor.
Awards and decorations
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 13 October 1941 as Oberstleutnant and commander of Artillerie-Regiment 10 (mot.)
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 185.
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) . Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6.
Generalleutnant August Schmidt
|Commander of 10. Panzergrenadier-Division
30 September 1944 – 28 November 1944
Oberst Alexander Vial