Scholz, Dr.-Ing., Werner

Date of birth:
November 9th, 1913 (Wien/Lower Austria, Austria)
Date of death:
May 7th, 1945 (Neue Welt, East Prussia)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Zugführer, 2. Batterie, Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 279, Heer
Awarded on:
March 5th, 1945
Action:
Awarded for his platoon’s performance during the battles east of Zinten (around the Panzer barracks) in mid-January 1945. Through their actions here they contributed to preventing the Soviets from splitting the Heiligenbeil pocket.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
3. Batterie, Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 279, Heer
Awarded on:
1945
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
1. Batterie, Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 209, Heer
Awarded on:
December 26th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse

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