Henze, Albert

Date of birth:
August 7th, 1894 (Kirchhain/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
March 31st, 1979 (Ingolstadt/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
January 27th, 1915: Gefreiter;
April 21st, 1915: Unteroffizier;
August 2nd, 1915: Vizefeldwebel;
March 20th, 1916: Leutnant der Reserve;
May 20th, 1920: Leutnant (Polizei);
October 21st, 1934: Hauptmann (Reichsheer);
January 1st, 1939: Major;
December 1st, 1941: Oberstleutnant;
April 1st, 1942: Oberst;
November 9th, 1944: Generalmajor;
May 1st, 1945: Generalleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on July 27th, 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on January 27th, 1918.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Panzergrenadier-Regiment 110, 11. Panzer Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 2nd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 110, 11. Panzer Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 18th, 1943
Details:
1956th Award.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 110, 11. Panzer Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 15th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Gruppe Henze, 21. Feld-Division (L), Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 21st, 1945
Details:
709th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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