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Fritz Biermeier

Fritz Biermeier
Born 19 May 1913
Augsburg, Germany
Died 11 October 1944(1944-10-11) (aged 31)
Modlin, Poland
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Waffen SS
Years of service 1936–44
Rank Sturmbannführer
Unit 3rd SS Panzer Division Totenkopf
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Fritz Biermeier (19 May 1913 — 11 October 1944) was a Sturmbannführer (Storm Unit Leader/Major) in the Waffen SS who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves during World War II. He was born 19 May 1913 in Augsburg and after volunteering for the SS he was given the SS service number 142 869 and the NSDAP party number 4 137 044 and was a graduate of the SS Junker school at Braunschweig in 1937. He would go onto command the 2nd Battalion of the 3rd SS Panzer Regiment, 3rd SS Panzer Division Totenkopf being awarded a posthumous Oak Leaves to the Knight's Cross.



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