GERMAN MILITARY PERSONNEL AT STALAG IVA

The various Protecting Power and ICRC reports on the Stalag give a patchy picture of the military command structure there. Below is a list of those named in reports. The date given is that of the relevant report, from which one may assume that little changed in the headquarters personnel after the appointment of Oberst Kratz.

23.7.1940.
Kommandant: Rittmeister Menz.

18.9.1941.
Kommandant: Major Moritz.

1.7.1942.
Kommandant: Major Moritz.

22.4.1942.
Kommandant: Major Moritz.

28.10.1942.
Kommandant: Oberst Senff.

20.1.1943.
Kommandant: Oberst Senff.

16.7.1943.
Kommandant: Oberst Kratz.
Adjutant (Deputy Kommandant): Oberstleutnant Menzel.
Oberstabsartz (Senior Medical Officer): Dr Kuehne.

7.10.1943.
Kommandant: Oberst Kratz.
Arbeitseinsatz (Labour supply officer): Hauptman Kurz.

11.1.1944.
Kommandant: Oberst Kratz.
Adjutant: Oberstleutnant Menzel.
Arbeitseinsatz: Hauptman Kurz.
Oberstabsartz: Dr Kuehne.

5.5.1944.
Kommandant: Oberst Kratz.
Adjutant: Oberstleutnant Menzel.
Arbeitseinsatz: Hauptman Kurz.
Oberstabsartz: Dr Kuehne.
There is also mention of an unnamed Stabszahlmeister (HQ Paymaster).

5.6.1944.
Kommandant: Oberst Kratz.
Adjutant: Oberstleutnant Menzel.
Arbeitseinsatz: Hauptman Kurz.
Oberstabsartz: Dr Kuehne.

22.1.1945.
Kommandant: Oberst Kratz.
Adjutant: Oberstleutnant Menzel.
Arbeitseinsatz: Hauptman Kurz.
Oberstabsartz: Dr Kuehne.


Created: August 2013.

3 comments:

  1. I would like to see the scanned documents to understand the history of the POW camp

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    1. Thank you for this. All the documentation I have is in the Uk National Archives at Kew near London. I am afraid that there are just too many to send you, but I am happy to fill in any gaps there may be in your own research. What is your interest in the camp, please? Peter Gregory

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