Keiser, Erich von, born 10-12-1883 Upper Silesia, entered the Army, age 18, as a Fähnrich in the 153rd
Infantry Regiment. He was in the fields of the first war and remained in the new Reichswehr
and retired on 31-10-1938. He was placed to disposal of Hermann Goering’s
(did you know
) Luftwaffe, on 01-09-1939 at the beginning of World War II and was the commander of the Rear Army Area to 24-10-1939. Commander of Replacement Troop 100 to 09-08-1940. Commander of POW’s in Military District II, until 5-11-1942 and commander of POW’s Military District III, until 15-04-1944. Von Keiser then landed in the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler
) (did you know
) to 30-04-1944 and retired finally. The son of von Keiser, Oberleutnant Hans Jürgen was killed in battle, age 27, on 13-03-1941.
Death and burial ground of Keiser, Erich von.
Von Keiser living in Munich died at the old age of 85 and is buried with his wife Henriette, born Bötticher, who died age 68, on 08-03-1955, on the Nordfriedhof of Wiesbaden, between many old comrades, as the Generalleutnant der Flieger, Kommandeur Luftwaffe Versorgung, Friedrich Hanesse
, Generalmajor der Flieger, Kommandeur der 4th Fallschirmjägerluftflotte, Battle for Stalingrad, Hans von Herudt von Rhode
, General der Flieger, Commander of POW’s Military District III, Erich Homberg
, Generalmajor der Flieger, Kommandeur der 31st Flak Division, Herbert Giese
, Generaloberst der Infanterie, Kommandeur der 15th Division , D-Day, Hans von Salmuth
, Generalmajor der Wehrmacht, Chef des Generalstabes vom Generalkommando XXXIII: Armeekorps, Friedrich von Unger
Generalleutnant der Wehrmacht, Military Attaché on the German, Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden, Bruno Uthmann, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Command of the X Army, Hanns Adolf Voigt, Generalmajor der Flieger, 8th Department der Luftwaffe, Horst Voigt/Ruscheweyh and Vice Admiral, Marineattaché, Ralf von Marwitz.