Krieger, Hans

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Krieger, Hans, born 03-11-1888 in Stettin, from Paul Krieger and Lina Zink, entered the Army Service as a Fahnenjunker in the 9th Grenadier Regiment and in the fields of the first war as a Platoon and later company leader in the 2nd Reserve Infantry Regiment, age 19, on 30-03-1908. He was severely ill in hospital from June 1918 until November 1918 and ended the war as an Oberleutnant with the Replacement Machinegun Company of the II Army Korps. He was transferred to the Police Service on 24-04-1920. He was reactivated in the growing Wehrmacht on 15-10-1935 as an Oberstleutnant and commander of the IV Battalion of the 5th Infantry Regiment. He as an Oberst and commander of the Military district Command Erfurt participated in World War II, until 01-04-1940. Commander of the 306th Infantry Regiment to July 1940 and commander of Military District Command Erfurt again until in the Führer Reserve to 29-05-1943, meanwhile a Generalmajor. Successively commander of POW Military District VIII, Breslau and of Posen until 01-03-1944. Appointed as commander of the prison camp Stalag II D

  to 01-04-1944 and camp Stalag II C until 02-05-1944, as he landed in British captivity,

Death and burial ground of Krieger, Hans.

Hans Krieger was first released on 17-05-1948, age 60 and married Alice Pawlitzek on 26-06-1948. He retired in Lübeck, where he at the age of 72 died, on 29-11-1960 and Hans Krieger is buried on the cemetery Vorwerk in Lübeck.

Cemetery and grave location of Krieger, Hans.

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