Wilhelm Brand

Oberleutnant zur See (R) (entry, Jahrgang X/39)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  18 Nov 1915 Delmenhorst

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16 Sep 1939 Offiziersanwärter
1 Jul 1940 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1941 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Mar 1942 Leutnant zur See
1 Jan 1944 Oberleutnant zur See (R)


1941 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1942 Minesweeper War Badge

U-boat Commands

U-1196 18 Nov 1943 Feb, 1944   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Wilhelm Brand

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

About ranks and decorations
Ranks shown in italics are our database inserts based on the rank dates of his crew comrades. The officers of each crew would normally have progressed through the lower ranks at the same rate.

Media links

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders