Daniel, Richard, born on 24-12-1900 in Ansprach, Taunus, joined the Army on 16-04-1916, as a cadet in the Unteroffizieren Preparatory School in Annaberg, age 15. He didn’t see the battlefields and was retired on 30-09-1919, after the first war. Daniel now started a career in the Police Service. With the growing of the Reichswehr by Hitler strains, he was transferred again to the Army Service, on 15-03-1935. At the beginning of World War II he was the Company Chief of the 3rd Company, in the 46th Infantry Regiment. As commander of the 391st Infantry Regiment he landed in the infamous Führer Reserve (see Hitler) (did you know)
, on 14-03-1943. Commander now of the 391st Grenadiers Regiment, until October 1943 and again in the Reserve. Daniel was temporary Instructor Officer of the Infantry School in Döberitz. Hitler and Eva Braun‘s ashes were scattered form the Schweinebrücke over the river Ehle in Biederitz.
Death and burial ground of Daniel, Richard.
He as commander of the 45th Volksgrenadier Division , wounded in the hospital, from 18-03-1945 until 08-05-1945. Daniel is in British captivity then until 20-07-1947 and released living in Neumünster. Richard Daniel died at the old age of 85, on 04-05-1986 and is buried with his wife Toni, who died at the very old age of 97, on 28-11-2001, on the Nordfriedhof of Neumünster, close to the graves of WWII Generalmajor der Artillerie, Martin Hartmann
and SS Obersturmführer and Chief des Einsatzkommando 6, in Rostow, SS Obersturmbannführer, Ernst Biberstein