Wecke, Walter

Date of birth:
September 30th, 1885 (Nennhausen, German Empire)
Date of death:
December 16th, 1943 (Gotha Luftwaffe Lazaret, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Walter Wecke reached the rank of General der Flieger and was both police and army general. He died of sickness in 1943.

Promotions:
February 27th, 1905: Unteroffizier;
May 22nd, 1915: Leutnant (Feuerwehr);
June 24th, 1919: Leutnant (Polizei);
March 27th, 1920: Oberleutnant (Feurewehr);
May 22nd, 1920: Oberleutnant (Polizei);
June 18th, 1921: Hauptmann (Polizei);
April 1st, 1927: Major (Polizei);
March 21st, 1933: Oberstleutnant (Polizei);
September 13th, 1933: Oberts (Polizei);
January 1st, 1934: Generalmajor (Polizei);
August 1st, 1938: Generalmajor;
August 1st, 1940: Generalleutnant;
December 1st, 1942: General der Luftwaffe.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Flieger (Air Marshall)
Details:
Grade unknown.
War Victory Cross Order

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