Fircks, Freiherr von, Friedrich

Date of birth:
November 8th, 1915
Date of death:
August 30th, 1944 (Tagnon/Ardennes, France)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Major Friedrich Freiherr von Fircks was reported missing in action on August 30th, 1944, when the command post of LXXX. Armeekorps near Tagnon, where he was staying, was hit by an American Tank Unit.

Promotions:
March 1st, 1939: Oberleutnant (RDA -307-);
?: Hauptmann;
October 1st, 1943: Major (RDA -23a-).

Career:
?: Panzerjäger-Abteilung 7;
September 1940: III. / Panzer-Lehr-Regiment;
February 28th, 1942: Kommandeur Panzerjäger-Abteilung 255;
November 2nd, 1943: Kommandeur Armee-Panzerjäger-Abteilung 731;
August 10th, 1944: Führerreserve OKH;
August 10th, 1944 - August 30th, 1944: Erkundungsstab Generalkommando LXXX. Armeekorps.

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