Fernau, Hans-Georg

Date of birth:
December 29th, 1917 (Hoheneiche/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
February 24th, 1973 (Bonn-Lengsdorf/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of reserves)
Unit:
Führerreserve Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment "Feldherrnhalle" / Panzer-Division "Feldherrnhalle"
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1945
Details:
Awarded by General der Gebirgstruppe Konrad on behalf of Heeresgruppe Süd.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X