PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Hochgartz, Günther
Date of birth: July 10th, 1918 (Bocholt/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:  October 10th, 2005 (Bocholt/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Günther Hochartz finally reached the rank of Major der Reserve. After the Second World War he served with the Bundeswehr also finally reaching the rank of Major.
     
EHRENBLATTSPANGE DES HEERES UND WAFFEN-SS
Awarded on: October 25th, 1943
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit: 5. / Infanterie-Regiment 187
Awarded on: November 5th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit: Führer II. / Grenadier-Regiment 187
Awarded on: April 15th, 1944
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN SILBER
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
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.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Andrew Straube via www.Death-Cards.com
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