Eberth, Karl, born 12-11-1977 in Munich, the son of a post official. Eberth married Maria Weber in 1904, with whom he had two children. Eberth entered the Army Service on 14-07-1896, age 18, as a Fahnenjunker in the 1st Bavarian Field Artillery Regiment. He ended the first war as a Chief of Operations in the Special Purpose General Command. After the armistice of Compiègne Eberth was assigned on 17-12 as a General Staff Officer of the 5th Division, He remained in the new Reichswehr and was retired on 30-11-1930 from the Army, 53 years old. Eberth was reactivated in the growing Reichswehr and entered Goering’s (did you know) Luftwaffe Service as the President of the Higher Air Office in Munich, on 01-04-1934. Again retired from the service, and placed to the disposal of the Army from 01-07-1938 to 11-05-1940. The invasion of Holland (see Jan Ackermans)
(see About) started on 10-05-1940. He became Higher Artillery Commander 301, until 12-11-1942 and landed in the infamous Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler), to 31-01-1943, not useful for Hitler’s war fare anymore, 65 years old.
Death and burial ground of Eberth, Karl.
Retired on 31-01-1945 Eberth was still in American captivity on 28-05-1945 and released on 05-07-1947, he lived in Steingaden. Eberth died at the age of 74, on 12-04-1952 and is buried on the cemetery of Steingaden.