Leinhos, Ludwig Hans

Date of birth:
July 11th, 1915
Date of death:
August 21st, 1942
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 6./Panzer-Regiment 18 / 18. Panzer-Division / 2. Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1942
Details:
Submitted on January 26th 1942.
Preliminary document and decoration on April 18th 1942 to home adress.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - das-Ritterkreuz.de