Generalleutnant Erich von Keiser
Born: 10 Dec 1883 in Gleiwitz, Upper Silesia (Oberschlesien)
Died: 05 Aug 1969 in Munich (München)
Promotions:
Fähnrich (22 Mar 1902); Leutnant (27 Jan 1904); Oberleutnant (16 Jun 1911); Hauptmann (08 Nov 1914); Major (01 Apr 1925); Oberstleutnant (01 Feb 1930); Oberst (01 Dec 1932); Charakter als Generalmajor (01 Oct 1935); Generalmajor z.V. (01 Sep 1940); Generalleutnant z.V. (01 Dec 1941)
Career:
Entered Army Service (22 Mar 1902)
Fähnrich in the 153rd Infantry-Regiment, Adjutant of II. Battalion of the 118th Infantry-Regiment (22 Mar 1902-1911)
Transferred to the Unteroffiziers-School Wetzlar (1911-01 Oct 1913)
Detached to the War Academy (01 Oct 1913-1914)
In Troop & Adjutant Service, lastly Adjutant of the 94th Infantry-Division (1914-1918)
Transferred into the 15th Infantry-Regiment (01 Oct 1920-01 Oct 1921)
With the Battalion-Staff in the 15th Infantry-Regiment (01 Oct 1921-01 Oct 1923)
With the Staff of Group-Command 2 (01 Oct 1923-01 Feb 1928)
Commander of III. Battalion of the 18th Infantry-Regiment (01 Feb 1928-01 Jul 1929)
Transferred into the RWM (01 Jul 1929-01 Oct 1929)
With the Staff of Group-Command 2 (01 Oct 1929-01 Oct 1930)
Transferred into the 11th Mounted-Regiment & Detached to the 15th Infantry-Regiment (01 Oct 1930-01 Dec 1930)
State-Commandant in Hesse (01 Dec 1930-01 Apr 1932)
With the Staff of the 15th Infantry-Regiment (01 Feb 1931-01 Apr 1932)
Commandant of Watch-Troop Berlin (01 Oct 1932-01 Oct 1935)
Commandamt of Dresden (01 Oct 1935-31 Oct 1938)
Retired (31 Oct 1938)
Placed to Disposal (Army) (01 Sep 1939)
Commandant of Rear Army Area 540 (26 Aug 1939-24 Oct 1939)
Commander of Division z.b.V. 425 (25 Oct 1939-01 Jun 1940)
Commander of Replacement-Troops 100 (01 Jun 1940-09 Aug 1940)
Commander of Division z.b.V. 402 (Landesschützen) (09 Aug 1940-19 Sep 1941)
Commander of POWs in Military-District II (19 Sep 1941-15 Nov 1942)
Commander of POWs in Military-District III (15 Nov 1942-15 Apr 1944)
Führer-Reserve (15 Apr 1944-30 Apr 1944)
Retired (30 Apr 1944)

Awards & Decorations:
- 1914 EK I
- 1914 EK II
- Kgl. Preuss. Verdienstkreuz für Kriegshilfe
- Verwundetenabzeichen, 1918 in Schwarz
- Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
- Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnung IV. bis I. Klasse


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