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Schulz, Wolfgang

Date of birth:
November 1st, 1918 (Berlin-Schöneberg/Brandenburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Wolfgang Schulz entered service on November 4th, 1937 with 10. / Infanterie-Regiment 29. Later he transferred to the Fallschirmjäger.

Promotions:
November 4th, 1937: Gefreiter;
April 1st, 1940: Obergefreiter;
September 1st, 1940: Oberjäger;
March 30th, 1945: Oberfeldwebel.

Career:
November 4th, 1937: 10. / Infanterie-Regiment 29;
?: II. / Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Lance Corporal)
Awarded on:
June 20th, 1939

Nr.1324/39A.
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Lance Corporal)
Awarded on:
June 20th, 1939

Nr.1324/39A.
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938 mit Spange
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 4th, 1939
Fallschirmschützenabzeichen des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter (Corporal)
Unit:
Zug Witzig
Awarded on:
May 12th, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Gelb
Received for his part in the fightings round Eben-Emael.
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter (Corporal)
Unit:
Zug Witzig
Awarded on:
May 13th, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Gelb
Received for his part in the fightings round Eben-Emael.
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obertruppführer
Unit:
RAD.-Abteilung 7/85
Awarded on:
March 30th, 1942
Dienstauszeichnung für den Reichsarbeitsdienst 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Awarded on:
August 7th, 1942

Date according to the verleihungsurkunde, in a personnel document the awarding date of May 23rd, 1942 is mentioned.
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1943
Ärmelband Afrika
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1943
Fallschirmschützenabzeichen der Luftwaffe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
Korps-Fallschirm-Pionier-Bataillon
Awarded on:
December 2nd, 1943
Erdkampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe ohne zahlen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Michael Unglesbee/Eric Queen collection
  • Photo: Michael Unglesbee collection
  • - Michael Unglesbee/Eric Queen collection
    - Verleihungsurkunde 1 Oktober Medaille mit Spange, RAD-Dienst IV, EK1, EK2, Ostmedaille, Fallschirmschützen
    - Besitzurkunde Ärmelband Kreta, Erdkampfabzeichen
    - Ausweis Nr. 3493
    - Ausweis Nr. 62824/57
    - Fallschirmschützenschein

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