Hartmann, Martin, 11-10-1892 in Braunschweig, joined the Army as a Fahnenjunker, age 20, on 01-03-1913 in the 33rd
Field Artillery Regiment. He served as a Platoon Leader in the 58th
Reserve Field Artillery Regiment during the first war and after the war he retired on 31-12-1920. He entered the Police Service
and was before the outbreak of World War II as a Training Director, Insterburg. When the war started he was commander of the 236th
Artillery Regiment to 01-02-1942, commander of the 383rd
Artillery Regiment until 25-03-1943 and landed in the Führer Reserve
to 10-09-1943. He was appointed to Higher Artillery Leader, in Weimar to 13-04-1945 and was imprisoned by the American Forces
to 13-07-1944. Turned over to the Russians were he stayed in captivity until 08-10-1955, more then 10 years.
Death and burial ground of Hartmann, Martin.
Released Hartmann lived in Neumünster were he at the age of 79 died, on 04-12-1971 and is buried with his wife Heerma, born Prien, who died age 68, on 19-02-1976, on the Nordfriedhof of Neumünster. Close by the graves of SS Obersturmbannführer, Chef des Einsatzkommando 6 Rostow
, Ernst Biberstein