Knura, Heinz

Date of birth:
February 1st, 1921
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

On May 6th 1940 he went as volunteer to the Artillerie-Ersatzabteilung 58, in Hamburg-Wandsbeck. In 1940 he was sent to France and in April 1941 to Jugoslavia. In May 1941 he went to Rumania and in June to the Soviet-Union. In 1943 he was sent to Italy on sick leave. After this he was placed with the Genesenbatterie of Artillerie-Regiment 22 in Verden. Other information is not yet known.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Private)
Unit:
1 schwere Artillerie-Abteilung (mot) 732
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1942
Medalia
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kanonier
Unit:
1 schwere Artillerie-Abteilung (mot) 732
Awarded on:
July 13th, 1942
Cross to the Order for Bravery 2nd Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter
Unit:
leichte Artillerie-(Ersatz und Ausbildungs)Abteilung 22
Awarded on:
September 12th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter
Unit:
Stabs 2. / Artillerie-Regiment 240
Awarded on:
February 15th, 1943
Krimschild (Stiftungs ausführing)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Artillerie-Regiment 22
Awarded on:
December 10th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
Artillerie-Regiment 22
Awarded on:
December 10th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse

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  • Photo 1: Nico Knura
  • Photo: Nico Knura
  • - Nico Knura

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