Edgar Röhricht, born 16-06-1892 in Liebau, Silesia, entered the Army on 01-10-1912 as a war volunteer, age 20, with the 2nd Westpreußisches Grenadier-Regiment "König Wilhelm I" Nr. 7. He was on the front of the first war with the 4th Silesian Infantry Regiment Nr 157 and promoted to Lieutenant. Promoted to Oberleutnant he was wounded several times and awarded with both the Iron Crosses, Röhricht was allowed in the new Reichswehr with the 7th Prussian Infantry Regiment. In the summer of 1939 as Germany mobilized for the war, he on 26-08-1939 is appointed as Chief of the General Staff with the V Army Corps, under general Karl Hollidt (see Hollidt) and in October 1939 he lands in the Führer Reserve. On 10-10-1939 he is appointed to Chief of the 4th Battalion with the Higher Quartermaster II in the High Command of the Army, OKW. Chief of the General Staff of the 1st Army Corps in France and responsibly for the French Atlantic Coast and promoted to Major General on 01-02-1942. Mid June 1942 he lands again in the Führer Reserve and at the beginning of October he becomes the commander of the 95th Infantry Division, former commander Friedrich Karst (see Karst). Promoted to Lieutenant General on 01-04-1943 and awarded with the German Cross in Gold. In September 1943 he lost his command and became temporary the Replacement Commander of the XII Army Corps, General Kurt von Tippelskirch (see Tippelskirch) and again in the Reserve. In December 1943 Replacement Commander of the XX Army Corps, for General Rudolf Freiherr von Roman, he died age 76, on 18-02-1970. He was appointed to the command of the LIX Army Corps on 21-03-1944 in the region of Kamenetz-Podolsk and received the Iron Cross of the Iron Cross on 15-05-1944. He lost his command to General Friedrich Müller (see Müller) in June 1944 and on 10-06-1944 again assigned as commander of LIX Army Corps. With the LIX Corps he was in battles in the south of Poland to stop the assaults of the Red Army in 1945. He lost this command on 29-01-1945 and didn’t get another command anymore and lands in Allied captivity in April 1945. Released in spring 1947, Röhricht lived in Linz am Rhein, where he at the age of 74 died, on 11-02-1967 and is buried on the Stadtfriedhof of Linz.