Hillebrandt, Werner von, born 01-01-1898 in Königsberg, Prussia, joined the Army Service as a Fahnenjunker on 30-01-1915, age 17, in the 4th Queen Augusta Guards Grenadier Regiment. He was in the fields of the first war in the 6th Company of the 4th Regiment and wounded in hospital from 11-08-1915 until 20-10-1915. He experienced the end of the war on a MG Course in Döberitz. With the outbreak of World War II he, as a Oberstleutnant, was the commander of the 1st Battalion of the 71st Infantry Regiment until 05-03-1941. He landed in the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know) until 07-04-1941. Hillebrandt was 1st Adjutant in the Replacement General Command of the IX Army Corps to 01-08-1940 under General Hermann Geyer and again in the Reserve to 02-09-1942. Hermann Geyer committed suicide, age 63, on 10-04-1946, near Wildsee. Führer Reserve Army Corps South to 22-09-1942 and assigned as commander of Special Purpose Regiment Staff in Corps ” Felmy“
. He became commander of the 92nd Motorized Infantry Regiment to 05-06-1944, one day before D-Day. Commander of the 92nd Grenadier Regiment to November 1944 and Commander of the 92nd Panzer Grenadier Regiment to 15-11-1944. He was wounded in hospital until 19-01-1945, connected in the Führer Reserve to 01-04-1945. He was sent to the Division Leaders Course to 09-05-1945 and landed in American captivity.
Death and burial ground of Hillebrandt, Werner von.
Released on 11-06-1947, he retired in Kassel after the war and died at the age of 73, on 26-02-1971. Hillebrandt is buried on the Hauptfriedhof of Kassel, alas his gravestone is removed. In a short distance is the grave of WWII Generalleutnant der Flieger, Kommandeur Luft Region III, Walter Friedensburg.