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Hans-Sigmund von Imhoff
Born (1881-06-30)June 30, 1881
Died 7 July 1967(1967-07-07) (aged 86)
Place of birth Metz
Place of death Farchant (Oberbayern)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Deutsches Heer
Luftwaffe
Rank General der Bayerischen Landespolizei
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Ehrenkreuz des Preußischen Johanniter-Ordens

Sigmund von Imhoff (1881-1967) was a Generalmajor in the Luftwaffe during World War II.

Biography[]

Wilhelm Maria Sigmund Heinrich, Freiherr von Imhoff, was born in Metz, Lorraine, on 30 June 1881.[1] His father, Christoph Gustav Karl Sigmund was an officer at Metz, a border town of the German Empire.

Sigmund von Imhoff served as officer in the German Army during the First World War. After the War, von Imhoff served as officer in the Landespolizei Freistaates of Bayern, the Bavarian police. On 3 April 1933, Sigmund von Imhoff was promoted to the rank of Polizeigeneral, general in the police. His son, Sigmund, Major in the Heer, fell on the Russian front in August 1941.[2] Sigmund von Imhoff was later seconded to the Luftwaffe, with the rank of Generalmajor.

Wilhelm Maria Sigmund Heinrich, Freiherr von Imhoff, died in Farchant, Oberbayern, on 7 July 1967.[1]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilhelm Maria Sigmund Heinrich von Imhoff on geneall.net
  2. 44.Infanterie-Division sur lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de.
Bibliography
  • Dieter Zinke, Andreas Schulz : Die Generale der Waffen-SS und der Polizei - volume 3, Biblio-Verlag, Bissendorf, 2008 (p645- 651).

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