According to the Volksbund, Heinz Bretnütz lies buried in an unknown grave at the German War Cemetery Insterbug. According to Family records however, his remains were transferred by his family to Mannheim during the war, where he was reburied in the family grave.
December 1st, 1934: Unteroffizier;
July 1st, 1937: Leutnant.
1938 - March 1939: 2. Staffel, Jagdgruppe 88, Legion Condor;
1939: 6. Staffel, Jagdgeschwader 53;
June 24th, 1940: Staffelkapitän, 6. Staffel, Jagdgeschwader 53;
October 10th, 1940: Kommandeur, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 53.
Achieved two air victories during the Spanish Civil War and 37 in total.
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