Hirning, Hans

Date of death:
April 30th, 1945 (Dürnholz, Czechoslowakia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hans Hirning died on 30th April 1945 as Zugführer with the Kampfgruppe Böhmen-Mähren and the rank of SS-Oberscharführer.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 24th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Rottenführer
Unit:
Granatwerftruppführer 6. / SS-Totenkopf-Infanterie-Regiment 1
Awarded on:
October 23rd, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Bronze version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • - Bender R.J., Breyette T., Tank Killers, RJ Bender Publications, 2000, ISBN 0-912138-83-1
    - 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