Phoenix, Harry

Date of birth:
January 3rd, 1913 (Szagarren/Lithuania, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
December 21st, 1999 (Nürtingen/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
5. Batterie, II. Abteilung, SS-Artillerie-Regiment 8, 8. SS-Kavallerie-Division, Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
January 16th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Abteilung, SS-Artillerie-Regiment 8, 8. SS-Kavallerie-Division "Florian Geyer", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur, II. Abteilung, SS-Artillerie-Regiment 8, 8. SS-Kavallerie-Division "Florian Geyer", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1945
Details:
Name is incorrectly written as Phönix in Fellgiebel.
Note by Bernd R at Awardholders / unit: "I recently was in touch with W-SS KC holder Harry Phoenix, which is spelled "Phönix" in many official documents and in the literature; it is secure that his name from birth and throughout all the times was Phoenix , he and his wife signed like that".
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 4th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 10th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1944
Nahkampfspange in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1941
(Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen

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