Haxthausen, Elmershaus Walter Eberhard von, born, 21-02-1915 in Kiel. He was an example for a career as Officer in the Kriegsmarine
in the special Fleet units. He became commander of the minesweeper “R34”
in September 1939 and as an officer on the Mine searching boat “M7” He then got the command of the mine searching boat “M83” In June 1943 Haxthausen was assigned as Chief of the Fleet of the 2nd
Artillery Carrier Fleet. He was awarded with the Iron Cross on 03-07-1944.
Death and burial ground of Haxthausen, Elmershaus Walter Eberhard von.
After the war von Haxthausen retired in Bad Godesberg, Bonn, where he died at the age of 68, on 15-11-1983. Von Haxthausen is buried on the cemetery of Rüngsdorf, a suburb of Bonn. On the same cemetery are also buried the Generalleutnant der Artillerie, Kommandeur der Artillerieschule Berlin
, Helmut Huffmann
, General der Panzertruppe, Kommandierend des XLVI. Panzerkorps
, Smilo von Lüttwitz
, the SS Obergruppenführer, accused of accessory against Jews and Poles, Wilhelm Koppe
, the Fregatten Kapitän and commander U-Boot U 37
, Victor Oehrn
, the Luftwaffe Ace, later Brigade General German Bundeswehr,
Oberst Gustav Rödel
and the Flotille Admiral, Kommandeur Kreuzer Admiral Scheer, Ernst Thienemann.