Hans Lindner was captured by the Red Army on May 9, 1945 on Hel Peninsula/Prussia.
Later on, he was registered in POW camp no. 401/9 (at that time located in Smolensk, SSSR).
Subsequently, Hans Lindner was also kept in the following POW camps:
401/1 Izdeshkovo, Gshatsk (today: Gagarin), Smolensk Oblast
401/4 Kolesniki, Svishchevo, km 282, Smolensk Oblast (later: Pokotilovka, Krasnograd, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine)
401/24 Kharkiv, Ukraine
149/2 Kharkiv, Ukraine
On July 8, 1949, Hans Lindner was finally transferred to camp no. 69 in Frankfurt/Oder for repatriation and released to German authorities on July 15, 1949.