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Volckamer und Kirchensittenbach, von, Friedrich

Date of birth:
April 16th, 1894 (Oberstdorf/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
April 3rd, 1989 (Munich, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Full name Friedrich Jobst von Volckamer und Kirchensittenbach.
finally reached the rank of Generalleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 8.Jäger-Division
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur 8.Jäger-Division
Awarded on:
March 26th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 11th, 1944
Action:
The Upper Silesian 8th Jäger Division under the leadership of Generalleutnant Volckamer von Kirchensittenbach as well as Sturmgeschütz units under Major Erich Schmidt distinguished themselves exceptionally in these battles.
Wehrmachtbericht

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945