PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Ahnert, Heinz
Date of birth: July 17th, 1917 (Klepzig/Brandenburg, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Several sources (Patzwall, Dörr), give as unit when awarded his decorations 2. / Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 14. According to a diary he himself wrote in 1946, when he was a POW, he served with 3. / Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 14.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Rank: Obergefreiter (Corporal)
Unit: 3. / Kradschützen-Bataillon 54
Awarded on: April 30th, 1942
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
Rank: Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit: 3. / Kradschützen-Bataillon 54
Awarded on: August 19th, 1942
Action: Awarded for a single wound received on August 10th, 1942.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Rank: Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit: 3. / Aufklärungs-Abteilung 14
Awarded on: September 11th, 1943
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
Rank: Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit: 3. / Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 14
Awarded on: April 11th, 1944
Action: Awarded for a triple wound received on March 15th, 1944.
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit: 3. / Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 14
Awarded on: December 7th, 1944
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN GOLD
Rank: Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit: Zugführer 3. / Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 14
Awarded on: January 5th, 1945
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Frode Steine
Information source(s):   - DÖRR, M., Die Träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer - Luftwaffe - Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio-Verlag, Bisendorf, 2006.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Diary Heinz Ahnert, 1946
- Verleihungsurkunde EK2, EK1
- Besitzzeugnis Verwundeten Schwarz, Silber
- Axis Biographical Research
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