Wound Badge in Silver
Verwundetenabzeichen in Silber
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 rank||Age||Crew||Date||U-boat Command(s) held *|
|Oblt.||Ballert, Sarto +||25||37b||2 Oct 1942|
|Kptlt.||Bruns, Heinrich +||28||31||Sep 1940|
|Budzyn, Sigmund||27||V/41||Jun 1943|
|Kptlt.||Cremer, Peter-Erich||31||32||11 Nov 1942||U-152, U-333|
|Oblt.||Damerow, Wolf-Dietrich +||24||37b||1943|
|Kptlt.||Zetzsche, Hans-Jürgen||27||34||11 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.