- Fremerey, Max
Generalleutnant der Infanterie. Kommandeur 29th Infanterie Division.
- 05-05-1889, Köln, Rheinland.
- 20-09-1968, age 79, Krùn
Max Fremery, born 05-05-1889, only a few weeks after Adolf Hitler (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know), in Cologne, Rheinland, joined the Army on 21-03-1910, age 20, as a Fahnenjunker in the 7th Dragoner-Regiment. He participated in World War I and was allowed in the new Reichswehr, meanwhile a Rittmeister. On 01-04-1937 promoted to Oberst and with the outbreak of World War II he was the commander of the 480th Infantry Regiment. On 26-10-1940 he became the commander of the 18th Schützen-Brigade. On 01-06-1941 he was promoted to Major General. Fremery was the commander of the 29th Infantry Division, a motorized division, on 29-12-1941 and received the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Fremery was also on the battlefields of Stalingrad with 29th Division next to famous Generals as, Bruno Ritter von Hauenschild (see Hauenschild), Karl Hollidt (see Hollidt), and Werner Kempf (see Kempf). He lands in the Führer Reserve from 29-09-1942 until 01-10-1942 and assigned as Wehrmacht Commander of Hannover, to 05-04-1943. He become s a Lieutenant General on 01-06-1943 and gets the command of the 155th Replacement Panzer Division, on 01-10-1943, until the division was abolished in April 1944. Again in the infamous Reserve from 10-05-1944 until 20-05-1944 and took the command of the 233rd Panzer Division. With the 233rd he lands in captivity on 08-05-1945 and was released in July 1947. Retiring in Krün after the war, he died at the age of 79, on 20-09-1968 and is buried with his wife Clare, born Grundtmann, who died age 84 on 03-01-1982, on the Stadfriedhof of Krün, next to the graves of the Generals, Heinz Herre (see Herre) and Georg Graf von Rittberg (see Rittberg).