Mallethan, Heinz

Date of birth:
1919 (Grossendorf/Eastprussia, Germany)
Date of death:
1975 (Gwytherin/Wales, Great Britain)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Heinz Mallethan served with the Wehrmacht from 1937 and was taken POW in Normandy in July 1944. Most of his captivity he spend in Camp Bordon, Hampshire, Great Britain.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
14. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 364, 161. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 7th, 1944
Details:
The awarding must have taken place for actions before November 10th, 1943 beceause the unit was lifted as from that date and the remains werd used to form the Divisions-Füssilier-Bataillon 161.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

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