PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Schmitz, Nikolaus
Date of birth: 1895 (Bollendorf/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:  1979 (Bollendorf/Rhineland-Palatinate)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Born in Bolendorf, Germany, in 1895 and died there in 1979.
During the First World War, Nikolaus Schmitz was Leutnant and Oberleutnant and served in Verdun and Yper. Between both World Wars he worked with the government.
Nikolaus Schmitz was Major and batallion commanderwith a Pioniersdivision during the Second World War. He served in Africa, France and Russia. He was taken POW in 1944 by the Soviets.
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Pionier
 
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
 
     
KRIEGSVERDIENSTKREUZ 2.KLASSE MIT SCHWERTERN
 
     
KRIEGSVERDIENSTKREUZ 1.KLASSE MIT SCHWERTERN
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
     
ÄRMELBAND AFRIKA
 
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Information source(s):   - Decorations and documents via Robert Schmitz
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