Hans-Detlef Gollert-Hansen

Hans-Detlef Gollert-Hansen

Hans-Detlef Gollert-Hansen
Born 3 November 1913
Died 6 March 1945(1945-03-06) (aged 31)
Lake Balaton, Hungary
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934–45
Rank Rittmeister der Reserve
Commands held II./Reiter-Regiment 31

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hans-Detlef Gollert-Hansen (3 November 1913 – 6 March 1945) was a highly decorated Rittmeister der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Hans-Detlef Gollert-Hansen was killed on 6 March 1945 near Lake Balaton, Hungary during Operation Frühlingserwachen.

Awards and decorations


  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 206.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 166.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 79.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht