Schubert, Theodor

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Schubert, Theodor, born 06-04-1888 in Deutsch-Eylau, entered the Army on 22-03-1906 as a Fahnenjunker, age 17. The son of Hauptmann Max Schubert joined the 1st Oberrheinisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 97 with the 3rd Lothringisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 135. He was promoted to Fähnrich and after finishing the war school he became a Leutnant. With the mobilisation of the first war he started a pilot training with the 2nd Flyer Battalion and served as a observer with the 36th Field Flyer Squadron. He was appointed as the commander of the 36th and was wounded in battle and awarded with the wounded badge  as well both the Iron Crosses and the Knight’s Cross of the Königlichen Hausordens von Hohenzollern,  with Swords. He remained in the new Reichswehr and retired in 1928 but reactivated in the growing Hermann Goering (did you know) on 01-04-1934 as an Oberstleutnant and transferred to the Air Region Command 1 in Königsberg. He was retired again on 31-12-1936 as a Generalmajor, age 48. With the mobilisation of World War II, he was appointed as commander of the Aufklärungsschule 3 F, in Jüterbog. His Aufklärungsschule 3 F was transferred to Gotha on 01-10-1940 and in July 1941 to Ludwiglust. He was promoted to Generalleutnant on 01-04-1942, the youngest Generalleutnant in WWII, with 36, was Theodor Tolsdorff the youngest General, with 42, Walter Wenck, the both survived the war. Schubert transferred again now to Perleberg and lost his command on 31-05-1942 and was at last retired from the Army, age 54. He was still captured by the Soviet Forces at the end of the war and transferred to Russia. He was first released end April 1950, age 72, after intervention of the Chancellor Konrad Adenauer.

Death and burial ground of Schubert, Theodor.

Living in Hanover, Schubert died old age of 85, on 04-12-1973 and is buried on the Stadtfriedhof Seelhorst in Hanover, alas his gravestone is removed. Close by the graves of the WW II Generalleutnant der Kavallerie, Kommandeur 4th Kavallerie Division, Helmut Grolmann

, Generalmajor der Panzertruppe, Fallschirm Panzer Division 1st Hermann Goering, Max Lemke, Generalleutnant der Infanterie, Kommandeur 89th Infanterie RegimentKurt von Lützow and Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur 76th Infanterie Division 76th Infanterie Division Logo.svg, Heinrich Berner.

 

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