26 March 1909
29 December 1949
|Years of service||1935–45|
|Commands held||Grenadier-Regiment 270|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves|
|Other work||Police officer|
Walter Scheunemann (26 March 1909 – 29 December 1949) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.
Awards and decorations
- Iron Cross (1939)
- Infantry Assault Badge
- Eastern Front Medal
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
- Honour Roll Clasp of the Army (5 November 1944)
- Thomas 1998, p. 255.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 306.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 59.
- Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag.
- Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag.
- Lexikon der Wehrmacht