Roßbach, Karl-Heinz

Date of birth:
May 7th, 1920 (Greiz/Thuringia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 15th, 1944 (Lutsk/Volyn Oblast/Ukrainian SSR, USSR)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
6. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Schützen-Regiment 7, 7. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 30th, 1942
Details:
The name is written as Karl Heinz in Patzwall / Scherzer.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
Zugführer, 2. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 7, 7. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
June 6th, 1943
Action:
During the heavy battle in the centre of the region around the Donets, during the enemy winter offensive, has decorated himself repeatedly by inspiring braveness and the ability to make individual dicisions. Through this he has definitely contributed to the successes of his Kampfgruppe.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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