Hildemann, Fritz, born 18-05-1889, one month after Adolf Hitler
(did you know
), in Friedrichsort, near Kiel, entered the Army Service, age 19, on 17-10-1908, as a Fahnenjunker in the 21st
Pioneer Battalion. He was in the fields of the first war with the 1st
Field company of the 21st
Pioneer Battalion. He was transferred to the Police Service on 06-06-1920 and with the whole Police Service transferred to the Army Service again on 15-10-1935. At the start of World War II Hildemann, as an Oberst, was the commander of the Special Purpose Pioneer Regiment Staff 507, until 06-02-1940. Army Pioneer leader, meanwhile Generalmajor, of the 16th
Army to 05-06-1943 and General of Pioneer Work Staff with Feldmarschall, Erwin Rommel
until 19-07-1943. General of Pioneer of Army Group B until 25-11-1943 and General of Pioneer, now a Generalleutnant, with the commander in Chief of Army Group C to 02-05-1945, under General der Panzertruppe, Heinrich von Vietinghoff.
Death and burial ground Hildemann, Fritz.
On 02-05-1945 Army Group C surrendered and Hildemann landed in Allied captivity and released he retired in Bad Böll, Göppingen, where he at the old age of 85 died, on 15-12-1975 and is buried with his wife Ava, who died age 52 in 1975, on the small cemetery of Bad Böll, almost next to Generalleutnant der Flieger, Generalstab der 20th Gebirgstruppe
, Hermann Hölter