Rentzsch, Fritz

Date of birth:
February 22nd, 1914
Date of death:
November 26th, 1944
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Ysselsteyn
Plot: CK. Row: 8. Grave: 188.
Service number:
V.L.62765/412
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Sources use both the names Fritz Rentzsch as Fritz Rentsch.
Fritz Rentzsch was killed during the bombardments on the Railway junction at Gouda on November 26th, 1944. At first having been buried at Gouda, his remains were reburied at Ysselsteyn on December 19th, 1957.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberjäger
Unit:
II. Bataillon, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1, 7. Flieger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 20th, 1939
Details:
Nr. 1922/39B.
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberjäger
Unit:
II. Bataillon, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1, 7. Flieger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 23rd, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Gelb
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberjäger
Unit:
II. Bataillon, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1, 7. Flieger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 23rd, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Gelb
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
Lerhbataillon, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 3, 1. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1941
Action:
Awarded for a wound received on November 13th, 1941.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1942
Erdkampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe ohne zahlen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6, 91. Luftlande-Infanterie-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 23rd, 1944
Details:
Award document dated 23rd July 1944.
Awarding published in Luftwaffen Verordnungsblatt dated 1st January 1945.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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