Prockl, Hans, born 18-05-1894 in Falkenberg, joined the Army as a war volunteer, age 20, on 03-08-1914 with the 3rd Bavarian Field Artillery Regiment . He was detached to the Flying School in Sissonne till 04-03-1917 and ended the war as Signals Officer with the 7th Bavarian Field Artillery Regiment. Appointed officer aspirant on 16-02-1915, Hans Prockl became reserve officer-aspirant and battery officer in the Bavarian replacement field artillery regiment on 19-02-1915. On 18-10-1915 he was promoted to Leutnant in the reserve and on 10-07-1916 to Leutnant. From February 21st to 04-03-1917 he completed a course at the Sisonne Aviation School. From 07-10-1918 he then served as a news officer in the artillery commander or in the 7th Bavarian field artillery regiment and from 13-05-1919 as a company officer in the Reichswehr news department 21 or at Freikorps Epp. From 19-12-1919 to 09-04-1920 he served at the intelligence agency’s clearing house, before he was discharged from military service with the character of Oberleutnant in the reserve
He retired from the Service 09-04-1920 and joined the Freikorps Ritter von Epp
.He entered the Police Service on 01-05-1921 and was reactivated in Hermann Goering’s
Luftwaffe on 01-09-1935 as a Hauptmann. With the outbreak of World War II he was Signal Leader with Air Region Command XII and Commander of the 12th Air Region Signal Regiment to 19-03-1940. He was successively Signal Commandant of Würzburg, to 16-02-1941 and of Random, Poland, until 24-09-1941. Signal Leader with Air Region Command II and Commander of the 2nd Air Region Signal Regiment in Warsaw until 30-01-943. Signal Leader with Field Air Region Command XXVI, in Riga, Latvia, to 05-09-1944 and Signal Leader with the Liaison Staff of OKL West Eltville, Eiffel until 15-11-1944. Placed to the disposal of the 2nd Air Signal Training and Replacement Regiment, in Gütersloh to 25-01-1945. Signal leader wit Air Region command III, in Berlin to his captivity on 08-05-1945 by the British Forces.
Death and burial ground of Prockl, Hans.
Prockl was released on 13-12-1947 and retiring in the beautiful city of Würzburg, where he died at the age of 71, on 06-11-1965 and buried on the Hauptfriedhof of Würzburg. Field 1-Row 6-Grave 15.