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Frantz, Peter Ulrich

Date of birth:
July 24th, 1917 (Leipzig-Schleußig/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
March 11th, 2001 (Cologne/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Second-lieutenant)
Unit:
Artillerie-Regiment 74/2. Panzer-Division/14. Armee
Awarded on:
November 8th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Second-lieutenant)
Unit:
16./IV./Infanterie-Regiment "Großdeutschland"
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 26th, 1940
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 21st, 1941
Details:
472nd Award
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
IV./Infanterie-Regiment "Großdeutschland"
Awarded on:
January 19th, 1942
Details:
Award 59/35
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 16. / Infanterie-Regiment "Großdeutschland" (mot.) / XXXXVII.Armee-Korps / 2.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1942
Details:
1016th Award
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 7th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung "Großdeutschland" / Infanterie-Division "Großdeutschland" / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1943
Details:
228th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 8th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945, Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, 2001
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Spaeter, H., The History of the Panzerkorps Großdeutschland, volume 2, J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc., Winnipeg, Canada, 1995
    - das-Ritterkreuz.de
    - Großdeutschland for Combat Mission
    - Die Sturmgeschütz Abteilungen 1940 - 45