Heidenreich, Anton, born 06-07-1896 in Kaischeim, Dönau, entered the Army as a war volunteer, age 18, in the 15th Bavarian Infantery Regiment, on 01-09-1914. He started a pilot training with the 1st Bavarian Flying Replacement Battalion in Schlescheim. He was pilot with the 289th Flying Battalion until wounded on 25-01-1918 . He was in hospital for a long time and granted leave for hospital treatment and placed to the disposal of the 14th Bavarian Infantry Regiment and ended the war with the demolition of the 2nd Bavarian Flying Replacement Battalion. Heidenreich was retired on 15-04-1920 and entered the Police Service. He was again transferred to Adolf Hitler´s (did you know) and Hermann Goering´s (did you know) growing Luftwaffe Service and the Bomber School in Lechfeld on 01-11-1934, until 27-03-1935. With the outbreak of World War II he was the commander of the Grand Bomber Flying School in Fassberg , to 20-11-1940. Airport Area Commandant of Langenhagen and Stendal to 03-01-1941. Airport Area Commandant 1/XI to 12-01-1945 and Airport Area Commandant of 8/VI to 08-05-1945 and landed in Allied captivity until his release on 25-02-1948.
Death and burial ground of Heidenreich, Anton.
Heidenreich, not a real battlefield General, retired in Wiesbaden, where he at the old age of 86 died, on 20-10-1982. Anton is buried with his wife Else, born Sauer, who died age 83 in 1987, on the Südfriedhof of Wiesbaden and close by are many graves of WWII Generals, Wiesbaden apparently a popular place, General der Infanterie, Commandeur der 76th Infanterie Division , Erich Abraham, General der Artillerie/Flieger, Kommandeur der 4th Panzer Heeresgruppe, Alexander Andrea, Generalmajor der Flieger, Kommandeur III Luftwaffe Ersatz Battalion, Wolf von Biedermann,
General der Infanterie, Kommandeur der 7th Infanterie Regiment, Eberhard Bohnstedt, Generalleutnant derr Panzertruppe, Kommandeur der LIX Armee Korps, Hellmut von Chevallerie, Generalleutnant der Infanterie, Kommandeur 153th Field Division, Karl Edelmann, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur der 560, Besancon, Paul von Felbert, Generalleutnant Inspekteur der Artillerie, Kommandeur 106th Infanterie Division, Werner Forst
, Generalmajor der Pioniere, Kommandeur der 87th Grenadier Battallion, Hans Halke, General der Infanterie, Kommandeur General VII AK, Ernst Hell, Generalmajor der Artillery, Kommandeur der 145th Artillerie Division, Rudolf Henrici, Generalstabarzt der Wehrmacht, Chief Medical Officer in the Army Group South, Dr. Walter Kittel, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur Schule Infanterie /Kavallerie, Kurt Lindner, Generalleutnant der Flieger, Lufwaffe Ersatz Division, Franz Nowak, General der Polizei, Oskar Wantke and Generalleutnant der Infanterie, Kommandeur of Magdeburg, 1944, Hans Zanthier. The World War I flyer aces Red Baron Manfred von Richthofen and his brother Lothar are buried there too.