Heinrichs, Konrad Oskar, born 05-05-1890 in Wallstawe, Salzwedel, entered the Army in September 1911, age 20, as a Fahnenjunker in the Infanterie-Regiment „Graf Tauentzien von Wittenberg“ 3. Brandenburgisches Nr. 20
. He was promoted to Fähnrich on 22-05-1912 and followed his training at the War School in Anklam. At the beginning of the first war Heinrichs was an Adjutant of the 1st
Battalion and severely wounded on the Western Front
. He landed in French captivity on 09-09-1914. Released in 1918 and was integrated to Switzerland and joined, back in Germany, the new Reichswehr
. He retired in Mai 1934 from active service. Reactivated in Adolf Hitler’s
(did you know
) War Army in 1939, he commanded several different Infantry Regiments. On 01-07-1942 he took the command of the 290th
, succeeding Generalleutnant Theodor Freiherr von Wrede
, but was in the Führer Reserve from 01-02-1944 until 10-02-1944. He then was appointed as Commander of the 89th
. Theodor von Wrede survived the war and died age 84 on 30-03-1973 in Bonn.
Death and burial ground of Heinrichs, Konrad Oskar.
Heinrichs was killed in an American attack near Liège, Belgium, age 54, on 08-09-1944 and is buried on the largest German cemetery in West Europe, 39.000 graves, of Lommel in Belgium. His close neighbours are the Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 530
, Heinrich Wittkopf
, Generalmajor der Kavallerie, Kommandant von Altengrabow
, Konrad von Czettritz und Czettritz
, Generalarzt der Wehrmacht, Chief Medical Officer with the Military Commander Belgium and North France, Dr. Wilhelm Dietrich
, the Vice Admiral, Military Replacement Inspector of Schleswig Holstein
, Robin Schall-Emden
, the SS Obergruppenführer, Kommandeur Fallschirm Jäger Regiment 9
, Friedrich Alpers
and the brother of the Flying Ace, Kommodore Jagd Geschwader 26 “Schlageter”
, Adolf “Dolfo” Galland
, Major, Gruppenkommandeur of II./JG 26, Wilhelm “Wütz” Wilhelm
Cemetery location of Heinrichs, Konrad Oskar.