Werner Mummert entered service in 1914 as a Reserve officer. During the war he rose to Leutnant der Reserve and was taken over to active service in 1918 as Leutnant. He left the army in December 1918. For his services during the First World War, Mummert received the Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1916) and the Ritterkreuz des Königlich-Sächsischen Militär St. Heinrichs Orden (June 16th, 1918).
He joined the NSDAP (Nr. 1004990) in 1932 and the SS (Nr. 340759) in 1939. He was reactivated as Oberleutnant der Reserve in 1936. During the Second World War he took part in campaign in Poland, the Western Front and the Eastern Front. In 1944 he again served at the Western Front. At the end of the Second World War he served in the final stages of the defence of Berlin, where he became POW to the Soviets on May 3rd, 1945. He died as POW on January 28t, 1950.
May 22nd, 1916: Vizewachtmeister der Reserve;
May 22nd, 1916: Leutnant der Reserve;
August 18th, 1917: Leutnant;
1936: Oberleutnant der Reserve;
1938: Rittmeister der Reserve;
September 1st, 1939: SS-Sturmbannführer;
?: Hauptmann der Reserve;
December 1st, 1941: Major der Reserve;
September 18th, 1942: Oberstleutnant der Reserve;
September 1st, 1943: SS- Obersturmbannführer;
February 1st, 1944: Oberst der Reserve;
February 1st, 1944: SS-Standartenführer;
February 1st, 1945: Generalmajor der Reserve.
May 22nd, 1916 - December 1918: 2. Schweres Regiment, Königlich Sächsisch Karabiner Regiment Nr 10 / XIX Armee Korps;
?: Reiter-Regiment 10;
September 1st, 1939: 16. SS-Reiterstandarte;
September 1st, 1939 - 1940: Kommandeur Aufklärungs-Abteilung 4 . 4. Infanterie-Division;
1940: Kommandeur Aufklärungs-Abteilung 256 / 256. Infanterie-Division;
1943: Führerreserve OKH;
?: Chef Panzeraufklärungs-Abteilung 14 / 14. Panzer-Division;
September 1st, 1944 - September 4th, 1944: m.F.b. 14. Panzer-Division;
January 18th 1944 - November 1944: Kommandeur Panzergrenadier-Regiment 103 / 14. Panzer-Division;
November 1944: Kommandeur Panzer-Brigade 103;
November 21st, 1944 - December 19th, 1944: Divisionsführer Lehrgang 16, Hirschberg;
March 9th, 1945 - May 3rd, 1945: Kommandeur Panzer-Division "Müncheberg";
May 3rd, 1945 - January 28th, 1950: POW to the Soviets.
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