PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Prieß, Helmut
Date of birth: March 6th, 1896 (Hildesheim/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:  October 21st, 1944 (Hasenrode/Easternprussia, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Awarded on: December 20th, 1934
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 4.KLASSE, 4 JAHRE
Rank: Major
Unit: 14. / Infanterie-Regiment 19
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1936
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 3.KLASSE, 12 JAHRE
Rank: Major
Unit: 14. / Infanterie-Regiment 19
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1936
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 2. KLASSE, 18 JAHRE
Rank: Major
Unit: 14. / Infanterie-Regiment 19
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1936
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 1.KLASSE, 25 JAHRE
Rank: Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel to the General Staff)
Unit: Kommandantur Berlin
Awarded on: November 9th, 1939
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Oberstleutnant
Awarded on: June 25th, 1940
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel to the General Staff)
Awarded on: July 19th, 1942
 
     
KRIEGSVERDIENSTKREUZ 1.KLASSE MIT SCHWERTERN
Rank: Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel to the General Staff)
Awarded on: April 20th, 1942
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
Rank: Oberst im Generalstab (Colonel to the General Staff)
Unit: Grenadier-Regiment 671
Awarded on: November 9th, 1942
Details: Silver version
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 671
Awarded on: November 12th, 1942
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: February 4th, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit: Kommandeur 121.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: March 7th, 1944
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: October 27th, 1944
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- Documents via Nordheide-Versand Kai Winkler
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