Kalbhenn, Heinrich

Date of birth:
February 3rd, 1915 (Hannover/Hannover, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
1st March 1940: Leutnant
1st April 1942: Oberleutnant
1st February 1943: Hauptmann

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Stab Infanterie-regiment 396
Awarded on:
January 22nd, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Stab Infanterie-regiment 396
Awarded on:
July 18th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Stab Infanterie-regiment 396
Awarded on:
July 30th, 1942
Action:
Received for a single wound inflicted on 31st January 1942.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Stab Divisionsgruppe 216 / 102.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
August 17th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Stab Divisionsgruppe 216
Awarded on:
November 27th, 1943
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Stab Divisionsgruppe 216
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer, III. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 396, 216. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1944
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Grenadier-Ersatz-Bataillon 84 Kosel
Awarded on:
August 14th, 1944
Action:
Received for three wounds inflicted on respectivily 31st January 1942, 17th July 1944 and 18th July 1944.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Divisionsgruppe 216, 102. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Soldbuch
  • Photo: Soldbuch
  • - PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
    - Dörr, Manfred. Die Inhaber der Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres 1941-1945. Biblio Verlag, Osnabrück, Germany, 1993, ISBN 3-7648-2426-3
    - Axis History Forum via Awardholders / unit
    - Karteikarte via NARA Roll T-78 R888
    - Soldbuch, Besitzzeugnis Verwundeten Silber, Vorläufiges Besitzzeugnis Deutsches Kreuz im Gold, Verleihungsurkunde EK2, Verleihungsurkunde Ostmedaille, Besitzzeugnis Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen, Verleihungsurkunde EK1 via H.-P. Rackete

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