Henkenschuh, Hans

Date of birth:
August 30th, 1919 (Malsch/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
June 1st, 1981 (Malsch/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter (Corporal)
Unit:
7./Grenadier-Regiment 390 / 215. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
December 10th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
7./Grenadier-Regiment 390 / 215. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
7./Grenadier-Regiment 390 / 215. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
7./Grenadier-Regiment 390 / 215. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1942
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
Zugführer 7./Grenadier-Regiment 390 / 215. Infanterie-Division / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Kurowski, F., Bridgehead Kurland – The six epic battles of Heeresgruppe Kurland, J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc., Winnipeg, Canada, 2002
    - Kurowski, F., Infanterie Aces 2, J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc., Winnipeg, Canada, 2006
    - das-Ritterkreuz.de