Henze, Richard

Date of birth:
September 3rd, 1895 (Herzog-Julius-Hütte/Braunschweig, Germany)
Date of death:
September 15th, 1985 (Braunschweig/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
June 1st, 1939: Hauptmann der Reserve
February 1st, 1942: Major der Reserve;
March 1st, 1944: Oberstleutnant der Reserve;
January 1st, 1945: Oberst der Reserve.

Career:
?: Infanterie-Regiment 17;
?: Kompaniechef, Infanterie-Regiment 489;
?: Kommandeur II. Bataillon / Infanterie-Regiment 518;
1943: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 489

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 4th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 518, 295. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant der Reserve (Lieutenant-colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 489, 269. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1945
Details:
703rd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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