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Heinze, Gerhard

Born: 24.12.1916 in Weißenfels

KIA: 21.08.1944 near Bernay (France)

  • joined Panzerregiment 1 in October 1936,

  • became a member of the staff of the I. Abteilung and pursued the career of an Unteroffizier,

  • served as Unteroffizier with the staff of the I. Abteilung in the Polish and French Campaigns,

  • transferred to the 3rd Company of Panzerregiment 1 in April 1941,

  • severely wounded in September 1941 and transferred to Panzerersatzabteilung 1,

  • transferred to Panzerabteilung 213 in November 1941,

  • changed into an officer career, promoted to Leutnant on 01.03.1944,

  • KIA on 21.08.1944 in France



EKII (1941), Black Wound Badge (1941), Panzer Assault Badge in Silver (1941)

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