- Gersdorff, Gero von
Generalmajor der Kavallerie. Staff of the Inspector of Land Fortifications West.
- 17-10-1892, Charlottenhof.
- 15-11-1967, age 75, Munich.
- München, Waldfriedhof Old Section. Feld UW 31-Grab 139.
Gersdorff, Gero von
Gero von Gersdorff, born 17-10-1892 in Charlottenhof, entered the Army Service on 23-12-1912 as a Lieutenant in the 3rd Foot Guards Regiment, age 20. He participated in the first war, was wounded on 26-09-1914 and in French captivity, until the end of the war, a short battle for him. He remained in the new Reichswehr as 100.000 other and with the outbreak of World War II he was the commander of the 1st Battalion of the 118th Infantry Regiment, until 01-12-1939. Gersdorff was following commander of the 166th Infantry Regiment and of the 80th Infantry Regiment as he landed wounded in hospital and the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know), until 27-04-1942. He got the command of 246th Infantry Replacement Regiment until 31-12-1942. Delegated with the leadership of Division 411 to 24-09-1944 and in the Reserve again, until 04-12-1944. Then transferred to the Staff of the Inspector of Land Fortifications West until his discharging and Allied captivity, on 08-05-1945. Released on 11-06-1947, Gero von Gersdorff lived in Munich, where he at the age of 75 died, on 15-11-1967. Gero is buried on the Waldfriedhof of Munich. On this cemetery are also buried the next personalities, Generals, Rudolf Bogatsch (see Bogatsch), Heinrich Curtze (see Curtze), Ernst Detleffesen (see Detleffsen), Franz Ritter von Epp (see von Epp), Ernst Goth (see Goth), Paul Hausser (see Hausser), Bruno Hinz (see Hinz), Max Ibel (see Ibel), Hugo Junkers (see Junkers), Dietrich von Saucken (see Saucken), Ernst Weber (see Weber), Goering’s (see Goering) (did you know) second wife Emma (see Emma Goering), the carrier of the Nazi blood flag Jacob Grimminger (see Grimminger), Hitler’s adjutant Jesco von Puttkamer (see Puttkamer), the scientist Werner Heissenberg (see Heissenberg) and the famous film maker Leni Riefenstahl (see Riefenstahl).