Seidel, Heinrich

Date of birth:
April 1st, 1913 (Dietrichswalde/Eastprussia, Germany)
Date of death:
December 16th, 2000 (Wiesbaden/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
December 1st, 1942: Major im Generalstab (RDA: -46b-);
February 1945: Oberstleutnant im Generalstab.

Career:
September 1st, 1939: Adjutant, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 2;
January 12th, 1940: Chef, 11. Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment 2;
Ocotber 6th, 1940: Chef, 3. Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment Rauch;
October 14th, 1940: Chef, 3. Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment 422;
August 7th, 1941: Führer, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 422;
October 20th, 1941: Lazerett;
July 7th, 1942: Ib, 39. Infanterie-Division;
September 1st, 1942: Ic, 14. Panzer-Division;
October 21st, 1942: Abteilungsführer, Panzer-Regiment 19;
November 19th, 1942: Ib, 14. Panzer-Division;
January 21st, 1943: z.b.V. Kampfgeschwader 55;
March 15th, 1943: Kriegsakademie;
June 20th, 1943: Ib, 58. Infanterie-Division;
March 19th, 1944: Quartiermeister, X. Armeekorps;
April 20th, 1944: Ia, 12. Luftwaffen-Feld-Division;
September 17th, 1944: Lazerett.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 422, 126. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 4th, 1941
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 422, 126. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1941
Details:
Awarded for a severe wound to the left arm, inflicted on October 19th, 1941.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 422, 126. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 14th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major im Generalstab (Major to the General Staff)
Unit:
z.b.V., Kampfgeschwader 55 "Greif", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1943
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern

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