Setz, Heinrich

Date of birth:
March 12th, 1915 (Gundelsdorf/Oberfranken, Germany)
Date of death:
March 13th, 1943 (over Abbeville/Picardie, France)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Was posthumously promoted to Major. He achieved 138 victories in 274 sorties.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 12th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 4. / Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1941
Action:
Awarded after 43 aerial victories.
Details:
390th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Staffelkapitän 4. / Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1942
Action:
Awarded after 76 aerial victories.
Details:
102nd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
II. / Jagdgeschwader 77
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1942
Details:
Award 1/86.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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