Schütz, Hermann

Date of birth:
May 8th, 1914 (Weinheim/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
November 11th, 1991 (Weinheim/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hermann Schütz finally reached the rank of Major der Reserve during the Second World War. After the war he served with the Bundeswehr from 5th April 1956 until 1st October 1970, finally reaching the rank of Oberstleutnant.

Promotions:
1st January 1940: Leutnant der Reserve;
1st May 1942: Oberleutnant der Reserve;
1st August 1943: Hauptmann der Reserve;
1st August 1944: Major der Reserve.

Career:
1st August 1943: Kompaniechef I. / Grenadier-Regiment 273;
1st August 1944: Führer I. / Grenadier-Regiment 273;
23rd January 1945: Regiments-Führer 214.Infanterie-Division;
8th May 1940: en of the war;
5th April 1956: entrance in the Bundeswehr;
1st October 1970: retired.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer I. / Grenadier-Regiment 273 / 93.Infanterie-Division / Heersgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
April 21st, 1944
Action:
Received for actions near Rostow.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

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