Scholz, von, Friedrich "Fritz" Max Karl

Date of birth:
December 9th, 1896 (Pilsen/Bohemia, Austria-Hungary k.u.k. Monarchy)
Date of death:
July 28th, 1944 (Narva, Estonia)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Full name Friedrich "Fritz" Max Karl von Scholz Edler von Rerancze.

Fritz von Scholz died on July 28th, 1944 on the Lazerretzug (hospital train) on its way to the Kriegslazerett Wesenberg, west of Narva.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / SS-Regiment "Der Führer" / SS-Division Verfügungstruppe
Awarded on:
May 17th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / SS-Regiment "Der Führer" / SS-Division Verfügungstruppe
Awarded on:
May 29th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Standartenführer (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Regiment "Nordland" / SS-Division "Wiking"
Awarded on:
November 22nd, 1941
Details:
Award 17/34.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Oberführer
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Regiment "Nordland" / SS-Division "Wiking"
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1942
Details:
818th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Brigadeführer / Generalmajor der Waffen-SS (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur 11.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division "Nordland"
Awarded on:
March 12th, 1944
Details:
423st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Gruppenführer / Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS (Major-general)
Unit:
11.SS-Panzer Grenadier Division "Nordland"
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1944
Details:
85th Award. Posthumously awarded.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

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