Hederich, Wilhelm, born 01-01-1881, in Düben, District of Bitterfeld, entered the Army, age 18, on 22-03-1900, and passed out the Cadet Corps as a Leutnant in the 3rd Field Artillery Regiment. With the outbreak of the first war he was detached to Army High Command 4 for use with the infantry. Hederich ended the war as Chief of Operations in the General Staff of the 14th Landswehr Division. Hederich was retired on 29-02-1920 and employed in the Army on 01-06-1925. He became adviser 1A in the Military Central Staff of Organisation Georg Escherich until 1935. Georg Escherich a German politician, representative of the Bavarian People’s Party, by profession he was a forester, died age 71 on 26-08-1941 in München. Hederich was transferred into the Army Weapons Office from 01-01-1934 until 30-09-1941. He then became Field Commander 602 in Laon until 01-05-1942. Until 11-01-1943 he was Chief of Military Administration Office C in France. Following Commander North East France, Dyon, to 20-09-1944, before he landed in the Führer Reserve OKH (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know) until 31-01-1945. Hederich was also retired on 31-01-1945, but still landed in Soviet captivity on 25-05-1945.
Death and burial ground of Hederich, Wilhelm.
Released on 22-04-1950, he retired in Kassel, where he at the very old age of 94, died on 04-11-1975. Hederich is buried with his wife Anne Marie, born Kreusler, who died age 61 on 25-08-1953, on the Military Cemetery in Kassel, together with the Generalmajor der Pionere, the commander of the Senior Construction Staff 14, Friedrich Borchers, General der Infanterie, Commander of “Ost-Ungarn”, Kuno Both, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Commander of the Troop Exercise, Friedrich von Both, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur vom WBK Königsberg II, Rudolf Scheller, Generalmajor der Panzertruppe, Commander of the 92nd Panzer Grenadier Regiment, Werner von Hillebrandt, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur Feld Material, Hans Hederich, Generalmajor der Artillerie, Commander 12th Artillery Replacement Battalion, Detlev Rüdelsdorff, General der Infantrie, Kommandeur der XXIX Heeres Korps, Kurt Röpke, Generalstabarzt with IX Armee Corps, Alexander Remus, General der Infanterie, Commander Army Corps A, Karl von Roques and Generalleutnant der Artillerie,Commander North East France, Dyon, Wilhelm Hederich.
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