- Jörling, Karl
Generalmajor der Infanterie. Feldkommandant 725th Regiment.
- 24-03-1879, Gnesen, Westpreussen.
- 11-01-1945, age 65, Schwäbisch Gmünd.
- Schwabisch Gmünd. Leonardusfriedhof, Kriegsgräber.
Karl Jörling, born 24-03-1879 in Gnesen, West Prussia, joined the Army Service, age 19, on 20-05-1899, as a Fähnrich in the 123rd Grenadier Regiment. He was in the fields of the first war and was wounded in hospital from 22-10-1918 until 16-02-1920 and in French captivity, released on 16-02-1920. He was allowed in the new Reichswehr, but retired on 31-01-1929 again. He employed by the Army on 01-02-1929 and was a Landswehr Officer to 01-10-1933. He joined the Army Service again on 01-10-1933 as an Oberstleutnant and Territorial and Supplement Officer, until 02-06-1941. Appointed to Commander of Military District Command Schwäbisch Gmünd. Field Command 812, Field Command 725 to 01-05-1942 and landed in the infamous Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know), until 30-09-1942. Jörling was retired at the age of 63 already. Living in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Jörling died at the age of 65, on 11-01-1945 and is buried on the war section of the Leonardus Cemetery of Schwäbisch Gmünd. On the civil cemetery is buried General Walter Botsch (see Botsch).