PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Fechner, Fritz
Date of birth: December 16th, 1913 (Danzig-Langfuhr, Danzig)
Date of death:  April 6th, 1990 (Thalheim/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
In service from October 1st 1934. Served with the Bundeswehr from 1956 until 1972.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: October 2nd, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: June 21st, 1940
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann
Unit: II. / Panzer-Regiment 201
Awarded on: November 5th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur III. / Panzer-Regiment 23 / 9.Panzer-Division / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on: October 6th, 1943
Details: Submitted on October 2nd 1943.
Preliminary document en decoration on October 12th 1943 to Pz.AOK 1.
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
- Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
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