- Baerens , Friedrich
Generalmajor der Flieger. Commander Airport Region Commander 4/VIII
- 22-04-1888, Satow.
- 02-01-1967, age 78, Gauting.
Gauting, Waldfriedhof. Feld 47-Reihe 1-Grab 10. Stone removed.
Baerens , Friedrich
Friedrich Baerens, born on 22-04-1888 in Satow, was accepted into the Army Service on 10-02-1910, age 21, as Company Officer in the 141th Infantry Regiment. Detached to the War School in Metz from 01-10-1900 until August 1911. He was the Platoon Leader in the 97th Infantry Regiment s until 21-12-1914. He started an Aircraft Obersever Training with the 5th Flying Replacement Battalion in Hannover to 07-03-1915. As an Oberleutnant Oberserver with the 47th Field Flying Battalion to 29-09-1917 and with the 37th Field Flying Battalion to 18-12-1918, as a Hauptmann. He ended the war at the Air Base in Insterburg, Border Guard East and retired from the Army on 02-09-1919. He as a Police Hauptmann was accepted in the Police Service and became the leader of the Border Guard Unit "Marienwerder" He was as Police Major, the commander of the of the State Police Battalion Harburg until 15-10-1935 and entered the Luftwaffe Service as a Supplement Officer and advisor in Air Regio Command 7, to 03-02-1938, as an Oberst. With the command of the Luftgaukommando, Air Region Command, "Belgien and North France" he participates in World War II. Airport Region Commander 4/VIII from 01-02-1943 until 16-05-1944. (see Hermann Goering) (did you know). Landed in the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know), then to the disposal of the Flying Replacement Division, from 17-05-1944 until 31-12-1944, then meanwhile Major General Friedrich Baerens retired, age 56, from the Luftwaffe Service. The rest of his life he lived in Gauting, where several other WWII Generals lived too. General Friedrich Baerens died at the age of 78, on 02-01-1967 and is buried on the Waldfriedhof in Gauting and close by are the graves of General Rudolf Eibenstein, (see Eibenstein), Adolf Ritter von Ruith (see Ruith) and Walter Schwabedissen (see Schwabedissen), all died in Gauting, alas Baerens gravestone is removed.