- Keiser, Erich von
Generalleutnant der Luftwaffe. Commander of POW’s Military District III .
- 10-12-1883, Gleiwitz, Upper Silisia.
- 03-08-1969, old age, 86, Munich.
Wiesbaden, Nordfriedhof, Feld 37.
Keiser, Erich von
Erich von Keiser, born 10-12-1883 Upper Silesia, entered the Army, age 18, as a Fähnrich in the 153rd Infantry Regiment. He was in the fields of the first war and remained in the new Reichswehr and retired on 31-10-1938. He was placed to disposal of Goering's (see Hermann Goering) (did you know) Luftwaffe, on 01-09-1939 at the beginning of World War I and was the commander of the Rear Army Area to 24-10-1939. Commander of Replacement Troop 100 to 09-08-1940. His son Hans Jürgen, an Oberleutnant, was killed in battle age 27, on 12-03-1941. Commander of POW’s in Military District II, until 5-11-1942 and commander of POW’s Military District III, until 15-04-1944. Keiser then landed in the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know) to 30-04-1944 and retired finally. The son of Keiser, Oberleutnant Hans Jürgen was killed in battle, age 27, on 13-03-1941. Von Keiser living in Munich died at the old age of 85 and is buried with his wife Henriette, born Bötticher, who died age 68, on 08-03-1955, on the Nordfriedhof of Wiesbaden, (see Wiesbaden Südfriedhof) between many old comrades, as the Generals, Franz Bentivegni (see Bentivegni), Oskar Bertram (see Bertram), Ernst Dehner (see Dehner), Friedrich Eberhardt (see Eberhardt). Kurt Fischer (see Fischer), Victor Gaissert (see Gaissert), Ernst Graewe (see Graewe), Friedrich Hanesse (see Hanesse), Hans von Herudt von Rohde (see Herudt von Rhode), Wilhelm Heider (see Heider), Erich Homberg (see Homberg), Herbert Giese (see Giese), Horst von Mellethin (see Mellethin), Hans von Salmuth (see Salmuth), Bruno Uthmann (see Uthmann), Hanns Adolf Voigt (see Voigt), Horst Voigt-Ruscheweyh (see Voigt Ruscheweyh) and Vice Admiral Ralf von Marwitz (see Marwitz).