Glokke, Gerhard , born on 26-11-1884 in Münster, Westfalen,
joined the Army Service, on 01-03-1903, age 18, as a Fahnenjunker in the 2nd
Niederschlesisches Infanterie-Regiment “König Ludwig III von Bayern” Nr. 47.
He was promoted to Leutnant on 18-08-1904. Appointed as Adjutant in the 22th
Landwehr Brigade and promoted to Hauptmann on 28-11-914. He participated in the first war as a Oberleutnant in the 46th
Landwehr Infanterie Regiment. He received both the Iron Crosses
and the Knight Cross of the Königlich Preußischen Hausordens von Hohenzollern with Swords.
He was allowed in the new Reichswehr as a Company Chief in the 8th
Infantry Regiment. Transferred to the 7th
Battery of the 6th
Artillery Regiment in Wolfsbüttel. Became Major on 01-05-1924 and in the same time Commander of Wilhelmshaven. Promoted to Generalmajor on 01-10-1934 and Commander of Münster. From 15-10-1935 Commander of the 16th
and released by Generaloberst der Panzertruppe, Gotthard “Our Poison Dwarf” Heinrici
. He was promoted to Generalleutnant
on 01-10-1936 and with the outbreak of World War II he was the General
of the Replacement General Command of the VI Army in Münster, commander General Walther von Reichenau
Death and burial ground of Glokke, Gerhard.
Glokke, above with Oberst Gullemann in the middle, recived the German Cross in Silber
, on 01-08-1943 and he died at the age of 59, on 26-11-1944, of a heart attack. Glokke is buried on the Waldfriedhof Lauheide, in Münster and only steps of the graves of the WWII Generalleutnant der Flieger, Chef der Luftwaffe Adminstratie
, Hans Sommer
General der Panzertruppe, Commanding General of Panzer Corps “Grossdeutschland”
, Georg Jauer
General der Wehrmacht, Military Replacement Inspector of Münster, George von dem Knesebeck
Generalmajor der Infanterie, Chief of Staff of the Ruhr Staff, Hans Erdmann
and General der Infanterie, Commanding General of the LXX Army Corps, Hermann Tittel