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Kleinhenz, German

Date of birth:
August 20th, 1896 (Frankfurt am Main/Hesse-Nassau, Germany)
Date of death:
October 16th, 1969 (Frankfurt am Main/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
May 5th, 1915: Gefreiter;
December 22nd, 1915: Unteroffizier/Offizier-Aspirant;
January 27th, 1916: Vizefeldwebel/Offizier-Stellvertreter;
March 23rd, 1916: Leutnant der Reserve;
?: Oberleutnant;
October 1st, 1935: Hauptmann (E) (RDA: October 1st, 1934);
December 1st, 1939: Major (RDA: -86-);
March 1st, 1942: Oberstleutnant (RDA: -392-);
February 1st, 1944: Oberst (RDA: -31a-).

Career:
Augusts 19th, 1914: 2. Lothringisches Pionier-Bataillon Nr. 20;
1916: 3. Kompanie, Pionier-Regiment 20;
1 juli 1935: Wehrkreiskommando V;
September 2nd, 1935: Stab, V. Armeekorps;
April 1st, 1938: Festungs-Pionierstab 17;
January 3rd, 1939: Chef, 5. (E) Kompanie, Pionier-Bataillon 24;
August 26th, 1939: Kompaniechef, Pionier-Bataillon 255;
January 16th, 1940: Kommandeur, Pionier-Bataillon 240;
September 13rd, 1942: Führer, Grenadier-Regiment 401;
December 1st, 1942: Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 401;
January 16th, 1943: Lazarett;
April 9th, 1943: Führerreserve OKH;
June 25th, 1943: Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 870;
June 27th, 1944: Führerreserve OKH.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 28th, 1917
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 2nd, 1940
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1942
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 17th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Pionier-Bataillon 240, 170. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 29th, 1942
This soldier has not yet been mentioned in any known database of DKiG recipients.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 15th, 1943
Krimschild (Stiftungs ausführing)

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