Renz, Gottlieb

Date of birth:
September 12th, 1911 (Pfullingen/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
January 3rd, 1945 (Bitsch/Lorraine, France)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Rank:
SS-Hauptscharführer (Warrant Officer)
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1938
SS-Dienstauszeichnung 4.Stufe (4 Jahre)
Rank:
SS-Hauptscharführer (Warrant Officer)
Awarded on:
March 2nd, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 13. März 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptscharführer (Warrant Officer)
Awarded on:
November 14th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Rank:
SS-Hauptscharführer (Warrant Officer)
Awarded on:
June 12th, 1940
Spange zur Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptscharführer (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
1./ SS-Totenkopf-Inf. Rgt. 3
Awarded on:
July 6th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptscharführer (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
1./ SS.T.J.R.3
Awarded on:
August 28th, 1941
Details:
Awarded for a wound inflicted on the 23rd of August 1941.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
1./ SS-Totenkopf-Inf. Rgt. 3
Awarded on:
October 8th, 1941
Details:
Bronze version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Schützen-Bataillon (motorisiert) 6
Awarded on:
August 12th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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
    - SS-Nord History