|Born||28 June 1919
Diez an der Lahn
|Died||28 August 1943
near Sewsk, Russia
|Years of service||?–1943|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Helmut Frink (28 June 1919 – 28 August 1943) was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Helmut Frink was killed on 28 August 1943 near Sewsk, Russia. He was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross on 21 October 1943 and was also promoted to Major.
Awards and decorations
- Sudetenland Medal (17 January 1940)
- Iron Cross (1939)
- 2nd Class (27 June 1940)
- 1st Class (4 November 1941)
- Wound Badge (1939)
- in Black (7 August 1941)
- in Silver (14 December 1942)
- General Assault Badge (26 May 1942)
- German Cross in Gold (3 February 1943)
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 21 October 1943 as Hauptmann and chief of the 9./Artillerie-Regiment 251
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 157.
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- Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.