Dormagen, Karl Hans

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Dormagen, Karl Hans, born on 17-01-1890 in Mülheim, Ruhr, joined the Army on 14-01-1909, age 18, as a Leutnant in the 131st Infantry Regiment. Dormagen was involved during World War I and ended the war as Regiment Adjutant of the 131st Infantry Regiment. With the outbreak of World War II he was commander of the 40th Landwehr Regiment, until 01-01-1940. As Commander of the 335th Infantry Regiment he landed on 01-09-1942 in the Führer Reserve , to 05-12-1942. Promoted to Generalmajor on 01-04-1943 and became Field Commander 181 and following of the 813, from 29-10-1943 until 01-01-1945. His son Hans Georg, a Luftwaffe Leutnant, didn’t survive the war as he was killed, age 20, in 1944. Dormagen was with the Staff of Generalleutnant der Infanterie, Willy Seeger,   Seeger died age 87, on 27-07-1978, in South Baden, until his captivity by the French Forces on 28-04-1945. He later was in American captivity and released on 09-07-1947.

Death and burial ground of Dormagen, Karl Hans.

Karl Dormagen lived in Offenburg where he at the age of 78 died, on 14-01-1969. He is buried with his wife Käte, who died old age 98 in 1995, on the cemetery Weingarten, in Offenburg.




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