Reichert, Rudolf, born 24-01-1893 in Nebra, joined the Army Service, age 19, as a Fahnenjunker in the 152nd Infantry Regiment and promoted to Leutnant he was in the fields of the first war. Reichert was not allowed to join the new Reichswehr but reactivated on 01-05-1931 in the Army, as a Chief of the 16th Company, 8th Infantry Regiment. With the outbreak of World War II he was the commander of the 59th Machine Gun Battalion until 01-02-1940, as an Oberstleutnant. Commander of the 67th Infantry Regiment as an Oberst, to 01-03-1942 and commander of the 218th Replacement Regiment until 01-10-1942. To 01-03-1943 he was commander of the 218th Field Recruit Regiment and commander of the East Groups in Ukraine, until 01-09-1943. Commander of Field Command 619 to 01-03-1944 and his last command, now a Generalmajor, of the 292nd Infantry Division to 08-05-1945 where he succeeded Generalmajor der Infanterie, Johannes Gittner
Death and burial ground of Reichert, Rudolf
Retiring as a Lieutenant General in Bremen, Reichert died at the age of 73, on 10-03-1967 and is buried with his wife Charlotte, who died age 69, on 19-05-1967, on the cemetery Riensberg in Bremen. The youngest Lieutenant General in WWII, with 36, was Theodor Tolsdorff. On this cemetery the graves of Generalarzt, Wehrmacht Generalarzt 10st Heereskorps, Dr Rudolf Attig, U boat 521 capitän, Klaus Bargsten, the Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur 562th Volks Grenadier Division, Johannes Brauer, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur von Hamburg, Kurt Heyser, and Generalleutnant der Flakartillerie, Kommandeur Kommando XVIII Vienna, Kurt Wagner.