Jörling, Karl, born 24-03-1879 in Gnesen, West Prussia, joined the Army Service, age 19, on 20-05-1899, as a Fähnrich in the Grenadier-Regiment König Karl (5. Württembergisches) Nr. 123, under command of Oberst Heinrich von Flotow. He was in the fields of the first war and was wounded in hospital from 22-10-1918 until 16-02-1920 and after in French captivity, released on 16-02-1920. He was allowed in the new 10 divisons Reichswehr, but retired on 31-01-1929 again. He employed by the Army on 01-02-1929 and was a Landswehr Officer to 01-10-1933. He joined the Army Service again on 01-10-1933 as an Oberstleutnant and Territorial and Supplement Officer, until 02-06-1941. Appointed to Commander of Military District Command Schwäbisch Gmünd. Field Command 812, Field Command 725 to 01-05-1942 and landed in the infamous Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know), until 30-09-1942.
Death and burial ground of Jörling, Karl.
Jörling was retired at the age of 63 already. Living in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Jörling died at the age of 65, on 11-01-1945 and is buried on the war section of the Leonardus Cemetery of Schwäbisch Gmünd. On the civil cemetery is buried Generalleutnant der Infanterie, Kommandeur der LVIII Panzer Korps, Walter Botsch