Hörauf, Franz Ritter von, born 16-07-1878 in Landau, Pfalz, the son of the barracks inspector Ferdinand Hörauf and his wife Elise, born Buhl. Hörauf married in 1921 with Carola Schwarzmaier. After the Abitur, which he acquired in 1896 at the Wilhelmsgymnasium Munich, Hörauf joined as a two-year volunteer the Army Service on 18-07-1896, age 21, as a Fahnenjunker in the 10th Bavarian Infantry Regiment. From 01-03-1907 to 01-02-1898, he was commanded to the War School Munich and then promoted to leutnant on 06-03-1898. From 18-12-1905 From 01-10-1908 to 30-09-1911 Hörauf graduated from the Military Academy, which pronounced him the qualification for the General Staff. As a result, he was from 26-08-1912 in the staffs of the 6th Cavalry , the 6th Field Artillery Brigade and the 6th Division, under command of General Alexander Ferdinand Ludolf von Quast , before he was transferred on 01-10-1912 in the central office of the General Staff. General Alexander Ferdinand Ludolf von Quast died 27-03-1939, aged 88, in Potsdam, Brandenburg. There he was promoted to Hauptmann on 28-10-1912. From 01-04-1913 Hörauf returned to the War Academy and taught here until the closure of the Institute tactics. With the beginning of the first war he was in the General Staff of the III Bavarian Army Corps. He ended the war in the Staff of the 1st Bavarian Reserve Corps. In the late 1920s Hörauf joined the NSDAP and the SA . In 1931 Hörauf was appointed head of SA schools and head of department I in senior management. In this role, he was a SA group leader of the Supreme SA leadership. There was Hörauf, who was a supporter of Gregor Strasser , also the task of the chief of staff of SA Ernst Röhm on behalf of the party to monitor. As an old monarchist Hörauf also maintained relations with the former Crown Prince William , to whom he regularly sent internal information from the Brown House , such. For example, in December 1932, when he informed the Crown Prince about the financial collapse of the NSDAP, which was imminent at the time
Hörauf here between Ernst Röhm and Hermann Goering , retired from the Service on 31-01-1928 and was placed to disposal of the Army on 26-08-1939. Appointed as Commander of Lodz to April 1941 and Commander of Litzmannstadt until 31-01-1943 and landed in the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know) on 31-03-1943. He also was retired again, age 64.
Death and burial ground of Hörauf, Franz Ritter von.
Hörauf was still in NS Internment to 30-04-1948 and lived in Munich, where he at the age of 79 died, on 08-12-1957. He is buried with his wife Erna, born Clauss, who died age 97 on 1987, on the Ostfriedhof of Munich, and close by the graves of of Hitler’s WWI sergeant Max Amann , Nazi doctor SS Gruppenführer, Karl Gebhardt, Generalmajor der Kavallerie, Rudolf von Gersdorff
he wanted to blow himself together with Hitler, SS Gruppenführer, stayed in the Führerbunker till the end, Johan Rattenhuber, Nazi Banker Hjalmar Schacht, Hitler’s adjutant SS Obergruppenführer, Julius Schaub, SA leader, August Schneidhuber victim of the Night of the long Knives , Hitler’s oldest secretary, Johanna Wolf, Flyer Ace, General der Flieger, Kommandeur ./N.J.G.1, Werner Streib, SS Brigrade Führer, in charge of the SS and Police in the defence section of Metz, Anton Dunckern and Hitler’s secretary, Christa Schroeder.
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