Frommherz, Hermann, born 10-08-1891 in Walshut, Baden, in late 1911 joined the Jäger Regiment Nr. 14 in the Reserves. When World War I began, he was a Vizefeldwebel non-commissioned officer. Until June 1915, he served in the infantry on both the Eastern Front and the Western Front. Then he was transferred to the aviation service.
Frommherz here Nr 2 became a two seated pilot and served in both France and Eastern Europe, was injured in a crash on 01-05-1917 and flew a Fokker D VII. Frommherz was active in the German Police Aviation Service. He also flew mail for Deutsche-Luftreederie, the predecessor to Lufthansa. In 1920, he returned to Baden as technical chief at the new airfield at Lorach. Beginning in 1922, the German high command ran a secret training site at Lipetsk in the Soviet Union. Frommherz became an instructor there in 1925. He was also an instructor in China. From 1931 to 1932, he taught the pilots of Chiang Kai Shek new air force fighter tactics. He was Commanding Officer of I Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 134, “Horst Wessel“”
from September 1938 until 01-11-1938 as Oberstleutnant. When it was reconstituted as JG 142, he continued in command until the first day of 1939. As such, he was involved in the German invasion and conquest of Czechoslovakia, which had the code name Fall Grün. As a Major General, he was Commander of Jagdfliegerführer Deutsche Bucht, from 01-04-1942 until 30-09-1942. Jagdfliegerführer Deutsche Bucht, Fighter Leader German Bight, was one of the primary divisions of the German Luftwaffe. It was formed in December 1939 at Jevewr for the defense of the German Bight. On 01-12-1943 the unit redesignated Jagdfliegerführer 2 and subordinated to the 2 Jagddivision. The headquarter was located at Jever and from 1943 in Stade, where Flieger Ace, Nachtjagdgeschwader 1(NJG 1), Helmut Lent
crashed and was buried. Frommherz landed in the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know) (see Hermann Goering) (did you know) from 16-03-1945 until his French captivity, on 01-05-1945.
Death and burial ground of Frommherz, Hermann.
Released on 30-11-1946 he retired in Waldshut, where he
On 16-03-1945 Frommherz was transferred to the Führerreserve and received until the end of the war no more command. On 01-05-1945, he came into French captivity, from which he was released on 30-11-1946.He returned to Waldshut, where he lived in seclusion with his wife Anny, , who died in 1953 at the age of only 53, Frommherz died at the old age of 73 died, on 30-12-1964. He is buried with his wife Anny, born Wunderlich, on the village cemetery of Waldshut-Tiengen.