Hörnicke, Werner

    Date of birth:
    March 9th, 1907 (Dresden/Saxony, Germany)
    Date of death:
    April 30th, 1982 (Nürnberg/Bavaria, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Werner Hörnicke left the Waffen-SS on 1st December 1944 and joined the Heer.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Sturmbannführer der Reserve
    Unit:
    Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 10 (motorisiert) / 1.SS-Infanterie-Brigade (motorisiert)
    Awarded on:
    December 1st, 1943
    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
      - Ritterkreuz Archiv II/2009, Veit Scherzer, Ranis, Juni 2009, ISSN 1866-4709
      - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945