Stenzel, Heinrich

Date of birth:
July 1st, 1915 (Wusterwitz, Germany)
Date of death:
January 19th, 1942 (Kokshino/Novgorod Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Heinrich Stenzel was killed in action on 19th January 1942 at Kokshino near Demjansk. He was posthumously promoted to Rittmeister.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 2.(Radfahrer) / Divisions Aufklärungs-Abteilung 12
Awarded on:
December 22nd, 1941
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