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Hölz, Johannes

Date of birth:
July 2nd, 1906 (Tigerfeld/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
April 29th, 1945 (Beelitz an der Elbe/Brandenburg, Germany)
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)


May 8th, 1924: Polizei-Hilfswachtmeister;
June 1st, 1928: Polizei-Unterwachtmeister;
December 1st, 1929: Polizei-Wachtmeister;
October 1st, 1930: Polizei-Leutnant;
July 3rd, 1933: Polizei-Oberleutnant;
March 1st, 1936: Oberleutnant;
August 1st, 1937: Hauptmann;
March 18th, 1941: Major im Generalstab;
January 1st, 1943: Oberstleutnant im Generalstab;
December 1st, 1943: Oberst im Generalstab (RDA: -33-);
March 25th, 1945: Generalmajor.

May 8th, 1924: Polizei-Hilfswachtmeister, Sigmaringen
February 14th, 1928: Polizei Weingarten;
October 1st, 1930: Polizei Ellwangen;
June 1st, 1933: Polizei Weingarten;
May 16th, 1934: Polizei Stuttgart;
April 8th, 1935: Polizei Durlach;
March 1st, 1936: Infanterie-Regiment 56;
October 1st, 1937: Chef, 5. Kompanie, Infanterie-Regiment 56;
October 5th, 1937: Kriegsakademie;
August 1st, 1939: Generalstab;
august 26th, 1939: Quartiermeister 2, Stab, 12. Armee;
September 6th, 1939: Quartiermeister 2, Stab Militär-Befehlshaber Posen;
November 5th, 1939: Ib, 14. Infanterie-Division;
August 20th, 1940: Führer-Reserve OKH /Generalstab XII. Armeegruppe;
April 1st, 1941: Quartiermeister 1, Armeeoberkommando Norwegen;
July 13th, 1941: Ia 161. Infanterie-Division;
March 4th, 1942: stellvertretender Ia, 9. Armee;
November 29th, 1942: Führer-Reserve OKH;
December 1st, 1942: Ia, 9. Armee;
January 25th, 1944: Führer-Reserve OKH;
February 1st, 1944: Stabschef LV. Armeekorps;
November 30th, 1944 - April 29th, 1945: Stabschef 9. Armee.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1942
Second World War (1939-1945)
Major im Generalstab (Major to the General Staff)
Ia, 9. Armee, Heer
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1943
According to the Officer Evaluation report the awarding date is 8-5-1943.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Second World War (1939-1945)
Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel to the General Staff)
Chef des Generalstabes, LV. Armeekorps, Heer
Awarded on:
October 10th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes