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Vizeadmiral Ernst Schirlitz.

7 September 1893 - 27 November 1978.

1914 EKII & EKI.

Cross of Honor.

1939 Clasps to EKII & EKI.

DKiG 1 December 1944.

RK 11 March 1945.

Vizeadmiral with the KM during WWII.He surrendered to the Allies at the end of WWII after the seige of La Rochelle.

Edited by hucks216

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Taken from a 1938 dated Ergänzungsverpflichttungsschein

Additional Imformation:

Chief Of Staff of the II. Admiral of the North-Sea-Station, on 01 Jan 1938 renamed 2nd Admiral of the North Sea, and at the same time, Leader of the Processing-Office of the Kriegsmarine

Chief Of Staff of the Inspection of Training-Affairs of the Navy

Chief Of Staff of the Commander of Security of the Baltic Sea

Chief Of Staff of the Inspection of Training-Affairs of the Navy and with Operation ‘Seelöwe’, Designate Leader of Escort-Convoy 2 of Transport-Flotilla B

Commandant of Sea-Fortifications of Brittany

Commanding Admiral Atlantic-Coast

Fortress-Commandant La Rochelle

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