Wound Badge in Silver

Verwundetenabzeichen in Silber

Wound Badge in Silver

Awarded to those wounded in action. Three grades existed, black for those wounded once or twice, silver (3 or 4 seperate injuries) and gold (5 or 6 seperate injuries).

Silver and Gold could also be awarded for more serious injuries (brain damage, loss of a limb or such.)

Decorations ordered by last name

See this list sorted by date

Commander and rankAgeCrewDate  U-boat Command(s) held *
Oblt. Ballert, Sarto +2537b2 Oct 1942  
Oblt. Bode, Thilo24361943  
Kptlt. Bruns, Heinrich +2831Sep 1940  
Budzyn, Sigmund27V/41Jun 1943  

Kptlt. Cremer, Peter-Erich313211 Nov 1942  U-152, U-333

Oblt. Damerow, Wolf-Dietrich +2437b1943  

Kptlt. Zetzsche, Hans-Jürgen273411 Nov 1942  U-20, U-8, U-4, U-560, U-591, U-378

7 U-boat Commanders decorated with Wound Badge in Silver (Verwundetenabzeichen in Silber) located.

+ Indicates the Officer died in the war.
* Commands held indicates the U-boat commands held by this officer before award date. In some cases the officer had not taken command his first boat yet or was not even in the U-boat force yet.

Note: This listing is still being compiled and some recipients might be missing.

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