Herfurth, Heinz-Friedhelm

Date of birth:
July 28th, 1914 (Zschopau/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
February 12th, 1972 (Bremen, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann z.V. (Captain)
Unit:
II./Grenadier-Regiment 174 / 81. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
January 23rd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur II./ Grenadier-Regiment 189 / 81. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - 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
    - Haupt, W., Die 81. Infanterie-Division – Geschichte einer schlesischen Division, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2006