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    Unknown officer - EK 2. Klasse - Königl. Bayer. Militär-Verdienstorden 4. Klasse mit Schwertern - Ritterkreuz 1. Klasse mit Schwertern des Königlich Sächs. Albrechts-Orden - Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer - Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnung 1. Kl. - Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnung 3. Kl. - Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938 - Königl. Bayerisches "Goldene Hochzeits-Erinnerungsmünze" König Ludwig III - Jubiläumsmedaille der bayerischen Armee - Swedish Order of Vasa
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    Father and son, both UBoot Kommandant Oblt.z.See Heinz von Hennig 17.03.1922 Crew of 1940 2.WO / 1.WO - U-421 CO. U-2361 POW Camp 18 Featherstone Park, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, England. POW.NO. B.105627 His father was Heinrich (Heinz) Georg Julius von Hennig a Konteradmiral and a well-known chess player. He was one of the namesake of the Shara-Hennig gambits. Rank of Konteradmiral.....but not a flashy career in the Kriegsmarine. Vorstand der Stationsbücherei der Marinestation der Ostsee / Board of Library Station Naval Station of the Baltic Sea. During world war I, he was a Kapitänleutnant and the CO of the UBoat SM U-18. Konteradmiral Heinrich von Hennig 10.05.1883 - 29.11.1947 POW Camp 2226/III British POW Camp 2226/III located in Zedelgem near Brugge and Ostend in Belgium POW.NO. A.829892 Number of prisoners reported in Camp 2226/III Zedelgem in the summer of 1945, varying assignments between 10,000 and 15,000 prisoners. The hygienic conditions, the diet records and medical care were inadequate. In the winter of 1945/46 threatened by hunger edema and frostbite mass extinctions, extra rations for the most malnourished prisoners (called "Gandhi") were introduced. There is no reliable data for the prisoners who died in the camp. POW post found on Ebay

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