- Date of birth:
- December 20th, 1903 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
- Date of death:
- January 28th, 1944 (Shepetovka/Khmelnitsky Oblast, Soviet Union)
- German (1933-1945, German Reich)
Adelbert Schulz was born on December 20th, 1903 as the son of a civil worker. At first he studied for a career to be banking director, but in 1925 he changed his career to the Polizei. He transferred to the Wehrmacht on October 1st, 1935.
According to several sources his first name is written as Adelbert. The Volksbund however has him in their database as Adalbert.
December 20th, 1925: Polizeianwärter;
April 20th, 1934: Polizeileutnant;
October 1st, 1935: Oberleutnant;
January 1st, 1942: Major;
January 1943: Oberstleutnant;
November 1st, 1943: Oberst;
January 1st, 1944: Generalmajor;
?: Berliner Realgymnasium;
1923 - 1924: Hanselshochschule;
December 20th, 1925: Preußischen Kasernierten Landespolizei;
December 1925 - 1927: Polizeischule Brandenburg;
October 1st, 1935: Wehrmacht;
October 12th, 1937: Chef 1. Kompanie, Panzer-Regiment 25;
?: Chef I. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 25;
June 6th, 1940: Kommandeur I. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 25;
March 5th, 1943: Kommandeur Panzer-Regiment 25;
January 1st, 1944 - January 26th, 1944: Urlaub;
January 26th, 1944 - January 28th, 1944: Kommandeur 7. Panzer-Division (appointed January 1st, 1944).
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Generalmajor (Brigadier)
- Kommandeur, 7. Panzer-Division, Heer
- Awarded on:
- January 30th, 1944
"The commander of an armoured division major general Schulz, who received the highest award for bravery from the Führer a few days ago, found at the head of his division a heroic death in this combat. With him the army loses one of his best officers, the armoured force an exemplary commander."
- Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
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