Lorenz, Franz

Date of birth:
September 7th, 1912 (Langerfeld/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
April 20th, 1945 (Taukitten/East Prussia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
January 1st, 1944: Leutnant;
June 1st, 1944: Oberleutnant.

Career:
?: Führer, 2. Kompanie, Füsilier-Ersatz-Bataillon 1551;
November 13th, 1944; Kompanieführer, Panzergreandier-Division Grossdeutschland;
November 19th, 1944: 551. Volksgrenadier-Division.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1939
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1942
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1943
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 14th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Stabsfeldwebel (Sergeant Major)
Unit:
Führer, 5. Kompanie, II. Batailllon, Grenadier-Regiment 586, 320. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 17th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Stabsfeldwebel (Sergeant Major)
Unit:
Führer, 5. Kompanie, II. Batailllon, Grenadier-Regiment 586, 320. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 29th, 1944
Details:
Presented on March 1st, 1944.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer, 5. Kompanie, II. Batailllon, Grenadier-Regiment 586, 320. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1944
Details:
Presented on May 7th, 1944.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz

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