Heinrich, Herbert

Date of birth:
September 24th, 1918 (Hamburg-Altona, Germany)
Date of death:
February 25th, 1993 (Düsseldorf/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
German (1933-1945, German Reich)


Herbert Heinrich reachd the rank of Hauptmann during the Second World War. After the war he served with the Bundeswehr from 1st September 1959 until 30th September 1975 and finally reached the rank of Oberst im Generalstab.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Chef 3. / Artillerie-Regiment 267
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes


  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945