Riechers, Heinz

Date of birth:
August 2nd, 1920
Date of death:
December 10th, 1942 (Masury/Smolensk Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service from 1st October 1938

Promotions:
1st November 1939: Gefreiter der Reserve
1st January 1940: Unteroffizier der Reserve
1st June 1940: Leutnant der Reserve
1st June 1942: Oberleutnant der Reserve
1st June 1943: Hauptmann der Reserve (posthumously)

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
3. / Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 92
Awarded on:
October 31st, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Heinz Riechers jr.
  • Photo: Family
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Family records

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