Jais, Maximillian Josef Franz Xaver, born 04-03-1891 in Munich, entered the Army as a war volunteer in the 7th
Bavarian Field Artillery Regiment on 01-10-1912, age 21. He was in the fields of the first war with this Regiment and retired on 03-01-1919, but reactivated in the new Reichswehr
on 05-05-1919. At the beginning of World War II he was Führer Reserve Military District Command XVIII to 01-01-1940. He was in the infamous Führer Reserve from 10-12-1940 to 21-12-1940 and from 02-12-1940 to 01-04-1943 and commander of the 188 th
Division, until 08-10-1943. Commander of the 188th
Reserve Mountain Division
until 20-10-1943 and Commander of the Infantry before he landed again in the Reserve until 20-03-1944. He was Wehrmacht Commander of Luxembourg to 10-09-1944 and Commander of Section Jais at the Westwall
to Mai 1945. Commander of the “ Jais Division” to September 1944 and in captivity until 12-05-1947.
Death and burial ground of Jais, Maximillian Josef Franz Xaver.
Retired in Siegsdorf, where he at the age of 65 died, on 24-01-1957. Maximillian Jais is buried with his wife Maria, who died old age 91 on 08-05-1987, on the Stadtfriedhof of Siegsdorf.
Cemetery and grave location of Jais, Maximillian Josef Franz Xaver.