Stubenrauch, Wilhelm Edler von, born 10-10-1887 in Ebermannstadt, Franconia, entered the Army as a Fahnenjunker in the 11th Bavarian Field Artillery Regiment, on 19-07-1907, age 19. He was in the fields of the first war as a Battalion leader in the 11th and wounded in hospital from 11-10-1918 until the end of the war. From 01-10-1920 he was transferred to the Police Service and became an Oberst on 01-10-1935. He was transferred to the Luftwaffe on 01-08-1935 with the Air District Command V. With the outbreak of World War II he as a Generalmajor now was the commander of the Reichs Institute for Military Air Protection of the Luftwaffe until 01-10-1940. Commander of Air Defend Command V to 05-05-1941 and again commander of the Reichs Institute for Military Air Protection of the Luftwaffe, meanwhile a Generalleutnant until his captivity by the Soviets, on 08-05-1945.
Death and burial ground of Stubenrauch, Wilhelm Edler von.
The youngest Generalleutnant in WWII with 36, was Theodor Tolsdorff, the youngest General, with 42, Walter Wenck . Stubenrauch stayed in Soviet prison until his death on 01-11-1950, age 63 and is buried on the war cemetery of Cherntsy, Row 4-Grave 2 in Russia. On the North Cemetery of Munich is a gravestone of honour for Stubenrauch and where his wife Gertrud, who died age 69, in 1959 is buried Close by the graves of Putz victim Andreas Bauriedl and Heinrich Hoffmann, Hitler’s personal photographer, his daughter Henriette “Henney” Schirach Hoffmann and Baldur von Schirach, Gustav von Kahr President of the Bavarian court in 1923 during the Putz and some further the secretary of Hitler, Traudl Junge Humps and Hans, the General der Flieger, Kuno Fütterer and Generalleutnant der Artillerie, Erich von Botzheim, the Troost couple Paul Troost and Gerda, Hitler’s doctor SS Obersturmführer, Dr. Ludwig Stumpfegger
and Generaloberst der Gebirgstruppe, Eduard Dietl, he crashed with several other Generals after visiting the Wolfschanze.