Generalmajor Leopold Heydenreich
(Photo courtesy of Gareth Collins)

Generalmajor Leopold Heydenreich
Born: 05 Jan 1890 in Powarben, District Königsberg, East Prussia (Ostpreußen)
Died: 07 Jun 1971 in Goslar
Promotions:
Fähnrich (18 Oct 1911); Leutnant (18 Aug 1912); Oberleutnant (27 Jan 1916); Rittmeister (01 Aug 1922); Major (01 Jun 1934); Oberstleutnamt (01 Aug 1936); Oberst (01 Feb 1939); Generalmajor (01 Apr 1942)
Career:
Entered the Army as Fahnenjunker and Officer-Candidate in the 72nd Field-Artillery-Regiment (18 Feb 1911-17 Aug 1912)
Company-Officer in the 149th Infantry-Regiment (18 Aug 1912-10 Aug 1914)
Ordinance-Officer with the Staff of the 149th Infantry-Regiment (11 Aug 1914-04 Nov 1914)
Regiments-Adjutant of the 149th Infantry-Regiment (04 Nov 1914-08 Nov 1916)
Adjutant of the 62nd Infantry-Brigade (09 Nov 1916-18 Dec 1917)
Supply-Officer in the Staff of the 218th Infantry-Division (19 Dec 1917-17 Feb 1918)
Adjutant of the 62nd Infantry-Brigade (18 Feb 1918-18 Apr 1919)
Regiments-Adjutant with Detachment Tüllmann (19 Apr 1919-02 Jul 1919)
Regiments-Adjutant of the 4th Rifle-Regiment (03 Jul 1919-04 Oct 1919)
With the Staff of the 42nd Reichswehr-Brigade (05 Oct 1919-05 Mar 1920)
Company-Officer in the 3rd Infantry-Regiment (06 Mar 1920-05 Oct 1920)
With the Staff of the 1st Mounted-Regiment (06 Oct 1920-31 Aug 1924)
Retired (31 Aug 1924)
With the German Commercial-Flying-School GmbH, Berlin (15 Jan 1925-31 May 1934)
Entered the Luftwaffe as a Supplemental-Officer and Advisor then Group-Leader in the Luftwaffe-Personnel-Office (LP), RLM (01 Jun 1934-30 Apr 1942)
Department-Chief in the Luftwaffe-Personnel-Office, RLM (01 May 1942-30 Nov 1942)
Office-Group-Chief G.LP.T./RLM (01 Dec 1942-31 Oct 1943)
Führer-Reserve OKL (01 Nov 1943-21 Nov 1943)
Chief of Office-Group for Air-Transportation, RLM (22 Nov 1943-14 Jul 1944)
Chief of Office-Group I (Civilian Personnel) in Luftwaffe-Military-Office, RLM (15 Jul 1944-20 Apr 1945)
Führer-Reserve OKL (20 Apr 1945-00 May 1945)
Retired (00 May 1945)

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