Henrici, Rudolf, born 27-06-1892 in Soest, joined the Army, age 19, on 11-03-1912, as a Fahnenjunker in the 11th Field Artillery Regiment. With the outbreak of the First World War he came to the front with his regiment and was relocated to the 5th battery on 20-03-1915. From 10-05-1915 Henrici acted as adjutant and court officer of the 2nd division. After he became a leutnant on 05-10-1916, Henrici was subsequently deployed as deputy leader of the 5th battery. He then took over the 8th and on 04-03-1917 the 5th battery. He ended the first war wounded in hospital and allowed in the Reichswehr. Promoted from 01-02-1924 to Hauptmann. Promoted to Major on 01-10-1933, Henrici was commander of the 1st division of this regiment from 15-10-1935 to 31-12-1937 from the time of creation of Artillery Regiment 25 on 15-10-1935. Then he was transferred to Königsberg to the staff of the command of the fortifications. With the beginning of World War II he was the commander of the Special Purpose Artillery Regiment Staff 501 to 18-07-1941. Assigned as commander of the 140th Artillery Command until 30-11-1942 and of Artillery command 128 until 26-01-1943 as he landed in the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know) to 19-03-1943. Artillery Commander 126 to 12-08-1944 and Higher Artillery Commander 302 until 08-01-1945. Appointed as Artillery commander 168 to 10-01-1945 and a 145th until his Yugoslavian captivity, on 08-05-1945.
Death and burial ground of Henrici, Rudolf.
Henrici was released first on 23-03-1953 and lived in Wiesbaden, a very popular place for Generals and died there at the age of 78, on 01-08-1978 and is buried with his wife Hedwig, born Willmann, who died age 82, on 01-03-1949, on the Südfriedhof, South Cemetery of Wiesbaden between many other like, Generalmajor der Artillerie,Generalmajor der Infanterie, Director of Replacement Army Corps XII, Max von Basse, Generalmajor der Flieger, Kommandeur III Luftwaffe Ersatz Battalion, Wolf von Biedermann, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur der 7th Infanterie Regiment, Eberhard Bohnstedt, Generalleutnant der Panzertruppe, Hellmuth von der Chevallerie, Hauptsturmführer der Waffen SS, Lothar Debes, Generalleutnant der Infanterie, Kommandeur der LIX Armee Korps, Karl Edelmann
, Generalleutnant der Panzertruppe, Kommandeur der LIX Armee Korps, Hellmut von der Chevallerie, Hauptsturmführer der Waffen SS, Kommandeur 10th SS-Panzer-Division Frundsberg, Lothar Debes, 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 Battalion, Hans Halke, General der Infanterie, Kommandeur General VII AK, Ernst Hell, Generalmajor der Flieger, Kommandant Flughafen Bezirk 8/VI, Anton Heidenreich, Generalstabarzt der Wehrmacht, 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 brother Lothar.