Hetzenauer, Matthäus

Date of birth:
December 23rd, 1924 (Brixen im Thale/North-Tirol, Austria)
Date of death:
October 3rd, 2004
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 13th, 1944
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 3rd, 1944
Scharfschützenabzeichen 3.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Lance Corporal)
Unit:
Scharfschütze, 7. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 144, 3. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 17th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Gebhardt Ehrenstrasser
  • Photo: Gebhardt Ehrenstrasser
  • - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
    - Brookesmith P., S.43 in Sniper-Training, Techniques and Weapons, London, 2000, ISBN 3-613-02247-8
    - Gilbert A., S.88 in: Sniper - The World of Combat Sniping, London, 1994, ISBN 0-283-06165-0
    - Senich P.R., S.113 in: The German Sniper - 1914-1945, Boulder, London and Melbourne, 1982, ISBN 0-87364-223-6

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