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Mackensen von Astfeld, Rudolf

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Major Mackensen von Astfeld.

Highest rank reached: Oberst

Kommandeur Wehrbezirkskommando Wuppertal

Kommandeur Wehrbezirkskommando Goslar

Image: Wehrpass

Edited by hucks216
Extra information provided by Dave Danner - Forename added to title.

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Rudolf Everhard Friedemann Mackensen von Astfeld, born 1.7.1884 in Straßburg in Elsaß (Strasbourg). Entered service on 31.10.03 as a Fahnenjunker in Jäger-Bataillon Nr. 3. Served in World War I with JB 3 and as a MG-Offizier with IR 375, Armeeabteilung Scheffer, LIR 17, 85.Ldw.Div., Geb.-MG-Abt. 213, Ers.-Geb.-MG-Abt. 3, and MS-Scharfsch.-Kdo. West Tongern. Retired on 16.1.20 as a char. Major.

Returned to duty on 1.6.35 as a Maj.(E) (with effect from 1.3.35 and an RDA of 1.6.32). Kdr. WBK Wuppertal from 1.4.36 to 3.3.39, then Kdr. WBK Goslar from 1.4.39 to 15.1.45. Oberstleutnant on 1.3.39 (23), Oberst on 1.2.42 (56).

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