Hengen, Fritz, born 28-03-1887 in Mannheim, entered the Army, age 18, as a Fahnenjunker in the 12th
Bavarian Field Artillery Regiment. He ended World War I as the Leader of the 1st
Battalion of the 12th
Bavarian Field Artillery Regiment. Hengen was allowed in the new Reichswehr
He didn’t have a spectacular career and assigned, meanwhile a Generalmajor, as the Military Replacement Inspector in Chemitz, from 01-01-1939 during the whole war. He landed in American captivity on 08-05-1945. He was promoted to Generalleutnant on 01-02-1941. The youngest Generalleutnant in WWII, with 36, was Theodor Tolsdorff
Death and burial ground of Hengen, Fritz.
Released on 12-05-1947 he lived in Bad Dürrheim, where he at the very old age of 101, died on 30-04-1988. Hengen is buried with his wife Annie, who died age 83, on 02-04-1972, on the village cemetery of Bad Dürrheim. The grave of Generalleutnant der Artillerie. Höherer Küsten-Artillerie-Kommandeur Südwest, Otto Kohlermann
is only steps away
Generalleutnant der Artillerie, and Höherer Küsten-Artillerie-Kommandeur Südwest.
Cemetery location of Hengen, Fritz.