Franz, Egon

Date of birth:
July 19th, 1921 (Mittellangenau/Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia)
Date of death:
(in Czechoslovakian imprisonment)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In some sources it is mentioned that Egon Franz died on 25th August 1944 during the battle for Warsaw, other sources state he was killed in Czechoslowakian imprisonment.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Unterscharführer
Unit:
Zugführer 3. / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 9 "Germania" / 5.SS-Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945