Densch, Hermann, born on 15-06-1887 in Königsberg, East Prussia, joined the German Navy as a see cadet on the Training School Ship, Stein, on 01-04-1905, at the age of 17. With the outbreak of World War I, he was the Chief of the Port Flotilla Helgoland and commander of the torpedo boat, D7. Densch took part with Seyss-Inqart in the funeral of emperor Wilhelm II who died in Holland. He ended the war as the Chief of the 1st Torpedo Boat Half Flotilla , Flanders. Densch was allowed in the Navy in between the two wars and at the beginning of World War II, Commander of the Reconnaissance Forces, under Gross Admiral, Erich Raeder. From 29-11-1939 until 28-02-1943, he was Commanding Admiral of the Naval Station North Sea. Densch then is placed at disposal of the Kriegsmarine on 31-05-1943. He is replaced to the command of the Kriegsmarine again from 01-06-1943 to 01-07-1943. Assigned as Reichs Commissioner at the Upper Prize Court in Berlin, Gauleiter there was Josef Goebbels (did you know) and defiantly retired on 21-04-1945, by Gross Admiral Karl Dönitz
Death and burial ground of Densch, Hermann.
Admiral Hermann Densch died at the age of 77, on 24-08-1963 in Garmisch Partenkirchen and is buried with his wife Kima, who died old age 93 in 1983, on the Stadtfriedhof of Garmisch. Close by are the graves of some other WWII Generalleutnant der Infanterie, Kommandeur Weapen-Development, Richard John, Generalleutnant der Panzertruppe, Kommandant Festung Pillau, Eduard Hauser and General der Artillerie, Kommandeur Heeresgruppe Normandie, Wilhelm Fahrmbacher.