Hans-Jobst Freiherr von
- Buddenbrock, Hans-Jobst Freiherr von
Generalmajor der Artillerie. Kommandeur der 212th Infanterie Division.
- 21-06-1895, Ohlau, Schlesien.
- 30-08-1957, age 62, Gütersloh.
Gütersloh, Stadtfriedhof. Feld 1-Grab 130.
Buddenbrock, Hans-Jobst Freiherr von
Hans Jobst Buddenbrock, born on 21-06-1896 in Ohlau, Schlesien, joined the Army Service on 22-03-1914, shortly before the outbreak of World War I. He was a Lieutenant and Battery Officer in the 3rd Guards Artillery Regiment. He ended the war as a Battery leader in the same Regiment. Buddenbrock was allowed to stay in the new Reichswehr and was commander of the 162nd Artillery Regiment with the outbreak of World War II. Taken ill, he landed in the Führer Reserve, from 20-11-1940 to 01-05-1941. He received the Medaille for the Winterschlacht im Osten, in 1942. After commander of the 188th Artillery Regiment and the Artillery Commander 124, he again is in the Führer Reserve, from 22-05-1943 to 03-10-1943. Three days after D-Day, he is for the third time in the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know), now until 21-08-1944. Delegated with the leadership of the 212th Infantry Division, he is in Allied captivity, in Mai 1945 and released on 05-06-1947. Living in Gütersloh, Freiherr Hans-Jobst von Buddenbrock died at the age 62, on 30-08-1957 and is buried with his wife Elisabeth, born von Lenshi, who died age 73 on 18-10-1973, next to General Martin Harlinghausen (see Harlinghausen) and close to General Wolf Boysen (see Boysen) on the Johannes cemetery of Gütersloh.