Lorenz, Alfred

Date of birth:
May 17th, 1920 (Giersdorf/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
June 20th, 1989 (Leipzig/Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Known promotions:
4th quarter 1940: Schütze
4th quarter 1941: Obergefreiter
Octobre 1st 1942: Unteroffizier
Novembre 1st 1943: Feldwebel
4th quarter 1944: Fahnenjunker-Feldwebel
2nd quarter 1945: Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Schütze
Unit:
7. / Infanterie-Regiment 485 / 263.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
1941
Details:
Exact date unknown.
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1941
Details:
Mentioned in Ehrenblatt.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
7. / Grenadier-Regiment 485 / 263.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
March 1943
Details:
Exact date unknown.
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
Zugführer 7. / II. / Grenadier-Regiment 485 / 58.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
1943
Details:
Awarded somewhere in the winter of 1943. Exact date unknown. The II. Bataillon was at that time a non installed Alarm-Bataillon within the 58.Infanterie-Division, functioning under the Grenadier-Regiment 485.
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
Zugführer, 7. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 485, 263. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Details:
Awarding date is 17-2-1944 in Patzwall / Scherzer.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
Zugführer 7. / Grenadier-Regiment 485 / 263.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 2nd, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Feldwebel
Unit:
Ordonnanzoffizier, 7. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 485, 263. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 4th, 1944
Details:
The rank is Feldwebel in Walther-Peer Fellgiebel.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel (Sergeant First Class)
Unit:
Zugführer 7. / Grenadier-Regiment 485 / 263.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
1945
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

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