Scheele, Hans Karl von, born 23-05-1892 in Magdeburg, entered the Army Service on 13-03-1911, age 18, as a Fahnenjunker. He was in the fields of the first war with the 3rd Field Grenadier Regiment. Allowed in the new Reichswehr and was promoted to Oberst on 08-01-1938. With the beginning of World War II Scheele was commander of the Course A at the War School in Hannover. He was commander of the 91st Infantry Regiment, promoted to Generalmajor on 01-10-1941, in the 16th Army under General Field Marshal, Ernst Busch on the Western front to 13-12-1941 and received the Knight’s Cross . Commander of the 208th Infantry Division attacking the Soviet Union, to 01-02-1943 and Commanding General of the Corps Scheele, until 31-03-1943 and succeeded by Generalleutnant der Infanterie, Karl Wilhelm von Schlieben
. He was replacement commander of the LII Army Corps to 20-11-1943, succeeded by General der Infanterie, Ernst Buschenhagen
and was promoted to Generalleutnant on 01-03-1943. Scheele was awarded with the Oak Leaves on 02-01-1943. In November 1943 he is seriously wounded and promoted to General of the Infantry on 01-12-1943. Commander General of the II Artillery Corps to 01-11-1944 and appointed as President of the wartime Imperial court to 08-05-1945.
Death and burial ground of Scheele, Hans Karl von.
Retiring in Bad Homburg Scheele died at the age of 63, on 08-10-1955 and is buried on the Waldfriedhof of Bad Homburg, alas his gravestone is removed, Close by the graves of Generalleutnant der Flakartillerie, Kommandeur 19th Flak Division, Gotthard Frantz