POLEWACZ, Harry  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Polewacz, Harry
Date of birth: March 31st, 1909 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:  January 12th, 1943 (near Rostov/Rostov Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
NSDAP-Mitglied Nr. 89889.
SS-Nummer: 35952.

Promotions:
1st October 1933: SS-Sturmführer;
9th May 1934: SS-Obersturmführer;
1st January 1935: SS-Hauptsturmführer;
?: SS-Sturmbannführer;
1st September 1942: SS-Obersturmbannführer.

Career:
December 1941 - September 1942: Kommandeur I. / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Nordland";
November 1942 - December 1942: Kommandeur III. / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Nordland".
     
BRONZES SA-SPORTABZEICHEN
Awarded on: December 1st, 1937
 
     
EHRENDEGEN DES REICHSFÜHRERS-SS
Awarded on: December 1st, 1937
 
     
SS-EHRENRING
Awarded on: December 1st, 1937
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Unit: III. (gep.) Bataillon SS-Pz.Gren.Rgt. 9 "Germania"
Awarded on: September 8th, 1939
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
Awarded on: May 28th, 1940
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Unit: III. (gep.) Bataillon SS-Pz.Gren.Rgt. 9 "Germania"
Awarded on: June 5th, 1940
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: SS-Sturmbannführer
Unit: I. / SS-Infanterie-Regiment "Nordland" / 5.SS-Panzer-Division "Wiking"
Awarded on: December 19th, 1941
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
Awarded on: January 11th, 1942
Details: Bronze version.
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
Awarded on: January 30th, 1942
 
     
VAPAUDENRISTIN 3.LUOKKA MIEKKOJEN KERA (VR 3 MK)
Awarded on: June 16th, 1942
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: September 10th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: SS-Sturmbannführer
Unit: Kommandeur III. / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Nordland" / 5.SS-Panzer-Division "Wiking"
Awarded on: December 23rd, 1942
 
     
GOLDENES PARTEIABZEICHEN
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER NSDAP 10 JAHRE
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER NSDAP 15 JAHRE
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- 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
- SS-Dienstalterliste, Stand vom Oktober 1934
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
- Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945
   
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