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Fritsch, Alfons

Date of birth:
June 19th, 1925 (KehlFreiburg-Baden, Germany)
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)


Alfons Fritsch was enlisted on 12th August 1940 at Offenburg. He served at the homefront from October 1940 until end November 1942 and then from 23rd November until 24th March 1943 in France. In both cases as Arbeitsmann with the Reichsarbeitsdienst. From 16th April 1943, Fritsch was placed with the Stammkompanie / Panzergrenadier-Ersatz-Bataillon 215 at Reutlingen.
On 11th May 1943 followed a transfer to 1. / Panzergrenadier-Ausbildings-Bataillon 86 which was changed on 6th August to 1. / Reserve-Panzergrenadier-Bataillon 86. On 14th September Fritsch came to the 1. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 108. Called to the 7. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 108, he went to 4. / Kradschützen-Bataillon 20 on 7th July 1944 to transfer to 3. / DivisionsFeldersatz-Bataillon 116 on 26th July. Finally he came to 7. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 13 on 3rd August 1944.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 1st, 1944
Bronze version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 22nd, 1944
For a single wound inflicted on 30th January 1944.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Second World War (1939-1945)
7. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 13, 5.Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 1st, 1945
Received for wounds inflicted on 30th January 1944 and 21st January 1945.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber


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