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Hufenbach, Helmut

Date of birth:
February 27th, 1908 (Wilhelmshaven-Rüstersiel/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
March 27th, 1945 (Balga-Kalinigrad Oblast/Russia, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Heiligenbeil / Mamonovo
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Helmut Hufenbach was posthumously promoted to Generalmajor. He probably lies buried as an unknown soldier at the German War Cemetery Heiligenbeil/Mamonovo.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 45, 21. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 27th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 10th, 1943
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 667, 370. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 30th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Führer, 562. Volksgrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1945
Details:
807th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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