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Mach, Franz-Wilhelm

Date of birth:
February 3rd, 1916 (Hamburg, Germany)
Date of death:
October 31st, 1945 (Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Franz-Wilhelm was officially declared dead on 31st October 1945 by the Landesgericht, Vienna, Austria. According to the WASt het was convicted on 26th February 1946 after a failed attempt to escape from Soviet captivity and dissappeared since.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Kuban-Kosaken-Regiment 4
Awarded on:
April 30th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9