Fechner, Heinz

Date of birth:
December 13th, 1920 (Trebbin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
February 3rd, 1945 (Veszprem, Hungary)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
7. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment "Nordland", SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Wiking", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
February 26th, 1943
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1940
Details:
Bronze version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 30th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1941
Ehrendegen des Reichsführers-SS

Sources

  • - PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
    - Scheibert, Horst. Die Träger der Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und der Waffen-SS/ Die Träger der Ehrentaffelspange der Kriegsmarine/ Die Inhaber des Ehrenpokals für Besondere Leistung im Lukftkrieg. Friedberg, Ger.: Podzun-Pallas Verlag, 1986, ISBN 3-7909-0283-7
    - Axis History Forum via Awardholders / unit
    - "For Multiple Deeds of Exceptional Bravery" SS & Police Recipients of the War Order of the German Cross 1941-1945 Volume I by Michael D. Miller
    - Mark C. Yerger, German Cross in Gold, Holders of the SS and Police, Volume 3, Regiment and Division "Nordland", R. James Bender Publishing, San Jose, USA, ISBN 1-932970-07-X