Polz, Heinz

Date of birth:
November 6th, 1916 (Dessau/Anhalt, Germany)
Date of death:
May 27th, 2007
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
1st October 1938: Gefreiter;
1st April 1939: Unteroffz.-Anwarter;
1st April 1940: Unteroffizier;
25th September 1942: Wachtmeister (bravery promotion);
1st February 1944: Oberwachtmeister.

After the war Heinz Polz served in the Bundeswehr and reached the rank of Oberstabsfeldwebel. Heinz Polz retired on the 3oth of September 1970

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Awarded on:
January 16th, 1941
Details:
Nr. 14157
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
1. / I. / Flak-Regiment 241
Awarded on:
June 15th, 1942
Flakkampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Wachtmeister
Unit:
I. / Flak-Regiment 241
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Wachtmeister
Unit:
1.Ersatz-Batterie / schwere Flak-Ersatz-Abteilung 36
Awarded on:
August 25th, 1943
Erdkampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe ohne zahlen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Wachtmeister
Unit:
1. / Gem. Flakabteilung (motorisiert) I. / 241
Awarded on:
February 17th, 1944
Details:
Awarded for wounds he sustained on the 17th of February 1944.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberwachtmeister
Unit:
Geschützstaffelführer Flak-Sturm-Regiment 241 (motorisiert)
Awarded on:
December 29th, 1944
Details:
Fellgiebel gives the awarding date of December 1st, 1944.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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