Bock von Wülfingen, Ferdinand

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Bock von Wülfingen, Ferdinand
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Bock von Wülfingen, Ferdinand, born on 10-06-1883 in Neu Vorwerk, Lübeck,   . He came from the Lower Saxonian nobility bock of Wülfingen and was the son of Karl Bock von Wülfingen (1839-1919). He entered the Army on 15-01-1901 in the Königliche Pruissische Army,  age 17. As a Regiment Adjutant he was on the front of the first World War and was rewarded with the wounded decoration  and both the Iron Crosses . Bock von Wülfingen remained in the 100.000 men Reichswehr  and as the new Reichswehr grew under the Nazis regime, he was promoted to Generalmajor, on 01-02-1935. He became Generalleutnant on 01-04-1937 and Military Replacement Inspector of Berlin, Josef Goebbels (did you know)
     was the Gauleiter of Berlin, until 30-06-1943. The ashes of Goebbels and his wife Magda  and children, are scattered in the river Ehle from the Pig Bridge, near Biederitz. Bock von Wülfingen wasn’t a battlefield warrior, like in the first War and was retired on 30-06-1943 at the age of 60, not useful anymore. Ferdinand Bock von Wülfingen was also a permanent representative of the President of the Reichskriegsgericht with jurist Roland Freisler, a member of the national court of justice.
He was also the ruler of the Order of St. John.

Death and burial ground of Bock von Wülfingen, Ferdinand.

 Bock von Wülfingen retired after the war, until his death on 22-05-1956, in the little town Miltenberg. Generalleutnant Ferdinand Bock von Wülfingen is, at the age of 72, buried on the cemetery of Miltenberg.
 

 

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