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Götz, Heinrich

Date of birth:
January 1st, 1896 (Hannover/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
January 31st, 1960 (Oberaudorf/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

For a wound received during the First World War he also was awarded the Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz (1914 version).

Promotions:
March 15th, 1915: Gefreiter;
March 28th, 1915: Unteroffizier;
April 15th, 1915: Vizefeldwebel;
May 31st, 1915: Leutnant der Reserve;
June 7th, 1915: Leutnant;
May 31st, 1925: Oberleutnant;
July 1st, 1934: Hauptmann;
October 1st, 1937: Major;
January 1st, 1941: Oberstleutnant;
1 juli 1942: Oberst;
September 20th, 1944: Generalmajor;
April 1st, 1945: Generalleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on October 25th, 1915.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 6th, 1939
Details:
Had alredy received the Iron Cross 1st Class on March 19th, 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Infanterie-Regiment 466, 257. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 3rd, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 21. Infanterie-Divison, Heer
Awarded on:
March 5th, 1945
Details:
765th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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