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Warrelmann, Hinrich

Date of birth:
April 16th, 1904 (Strückhausen/Oldenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
October 9th, 1980 (Westerkappeln/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Was promoted to Generalmajor on 1st April 1945.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Machinengewehr-Bataillon 2 / 15.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1942
Details:
Award 80/54.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 502
Awarded on:
February 27th, 1944
Details:
2908th Award.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 502 / 290.Infanterie-Division / X.Armee-Korps / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1944
Details:
2971st Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 502 / 290.Infanterie-Division / I.Armee-Korps / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1944
Details:
555th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - 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
    - Ehrenblatt des Deutschen Heeres, 27.Februar 1944

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