Hanstein, Hans von, born on 28-11-1883 in Brandenburg, Havel, joined the army on 22-03-1902, age 18, as a Fähnrich in the 35th
Fusiliers Regiment. Detached to the War School Neisse from 02-10-1902. Detached to the Militairy Gymnasium from 01-10-1907. From 01-01-1910. Adjutant from the II Battalion of the 35th Fusiliers Regiment. Transferred to the MG Company of the 35th Fusiliers Regiment from 01-01-1913. He was in the fields of the first war as a MG company leader and wounded
in hospital from 18-07-1917 to 26-09-1917. Hanstein ended the war as commander of the II battalion of the 52nd
Death and burial ground of Hanstein, Hans von.
He was allowed in the new Reichswehr
and retired on 28-02-1933. Reactivated on 01-09-1939 as director of the Special Staff in the General Army Office, until 01-07-1944. Hanstein became General of Troop Technology OKH
and landed in Soviet captivity on 27-07-1945. Released on 21-10-1949 Hanstein lived in Bonn as many other WWII Generals, Hanstein not a battlefield General, died at the old age of 91, on 26-03-1975 and is buried on the Zentralfriedhof of Bonn. On the same cemetery are buried General der Infanterie, Defender of “Festung Königsberg”, Otto Lasch
, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur POW Camp Dictrict XVII
, Lothar Block
, General der Luftnachrichtentruppe, Kommandeur Wehrmacht in Holland
, Heinrich Claes
and General der Flieger, Department Chief of the Air Ministry
, Hans Georg Seidel
Cemetery location of Hanstein, Hans von.