Weiss, Franz

Date of birth:
April 19th, 1903 (Wansen/Ostpreußen, Germany)
Date of death:
September 2nd, 1975 (Lippstadt/NRW, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service from November 2nd 1939.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 13th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Reserve Captain)
Unit:
III. / Panzer-Regiment 2 / 16.Panzer-Division / 4.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
November 19th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Reserve Major)
Unit:
Kommandeur III. / Panzer-Regiment 2 / 16.Panzer-Division / 4.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000