Schmidt, Johann

Date of birth:
July 22nd, 1909
Date of death:
September 11th, 1986 (Vancouver/British Colombia, Canada)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer II. / Infanterie-Regiment 62 / 7.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 62 / 7.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
March 22nd, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Die träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eiserne Kreuz 1939 - 1945