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Heye, Hellmuth Guido Alexander

Date of birth:
August 9th, 1895 (Beckingen/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
November 10th, 1970 (Mittelheim/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1937
Ordine della Corona d'Italia - Commendatore
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1939
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  1.Klasse, 25 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 22nd, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an die Heimkehr des Memellandes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 23rd, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on February 14th, 1918.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on March 15th, 1922.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1940
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän zur See
Unit:
Kommandant Schwere Kreuzer "Admiral Hipper"
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1941
Details:
56th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 16th, 1942
Flotten-Kriegsabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 15th, 1943
Ordinul Corona Romaneii Officer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 24th, 1943
Details:
Received with swords.
Commander of the Order of the Roman Eagle

Sources

  • Photo: Public Domain
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Range C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Kriegsmarine, Stuttgart, Motorbuch Verlag, 1974, ISBN 3-87943-355-0
    - Scherzer V., Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945, Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives, Jena, Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag, 2007, ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945