Schultz, Adolf



Born: 16.10.1916 in Sömmerda

 
  • joined the 4. Kraftfahr-Abteilung in April 1934,

  • transferred to the 8th Lehrtrupp of Kraftfahrlehrkommando II Ohrdruf in July 1934,

  • transferred to the 8th Company of Panzerregiment 1 in October 1935,

  • pursued the career of an Unteroffizier,

  • served during the Polish Campaign as Unteroffizier and driver of the commander´s panzer (800) with the 8th Company,

  • served with the 8th Company also in the Western Campaign,

  • transferred to Panzerersatzabteilung 1 in June 1941,

  • returned to the 8th Company of Panzerregiment 1 in January 1942, serving as Schirrmeister,

  • severely wounded in Autumn of 1943, transferred to Panzerersatzabteilung 1 in November,

  • changed into an officer career, promoted to Leutnant on 01.08.1944,

  • remained in service with Panzerregiment 1 (1st Company) until February 1945,

  • experienced the end of the war with Panzerjäger-Abteilung 1553,

  • settled after 1945 in West Germany, residence in 1988: Hannover

 

Awards:

EKII (1939), Black Wound Badge (1939), Eastern Front Medal (1942), Motor Vehicle Driver’s Proficiency Badge in bronze

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