Wilhelm von Lengerke
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|Wilhelm von Lengerke|
|Born||17 June 1894|
|Died||26 August 1942
Stalingrad, Soviet Union
|Allegiance|| German Empire
|Years of service||1913–22
|Battles/wars||Battle of Stalingrad †|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Wilhelm von Lengerke (17 June 1894 – 26 August 1942) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Lengerke was killed 26 August 1942 during the Battle of Stalingrad. He was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor.
Awards and decorations
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 31 August 1941 as Oberstleutnant and commander of 1./Reiter-Regiment 1
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 236.
- 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.
Previously Reiter-Regiment 1
|Commander of Panzergrenadier-Regiment 21
3 December 1941 – 26 August 1942
Oberstleutnant Vollrath von Hellermann