PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Völckers, Paul Gustav
Date of birth: March 15th, 1891 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:  January 25th, 1946 (Lager 7048 in Ivanovo, soviet Union)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:
September 1st, 1943: General der Infanterie.

Career:
1910: In dienst;
?: Infanterie-Regiment 115;
1940 - 1941: Deutscher General bei der bulgarischen Heeresleitung;
?: 78. Infanterie-Division;
June 8th, 1943 - July 9th, 1944: Kommandeur XXVII. Armeekorps;
July 9th, 1944 - January 26th, 1946: POW to the Soviets.
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit: Kommandeur 78. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: April 1st, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit: Kommandeur 78. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on: December 11th, 1942
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: December 12th, 1942
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: November 23rd, 1943
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
 
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
 
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Picture source:   - Axis Biographical Research
Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- KURSIETIS, A.J., The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945, Uitgeverij Aspekt, Soesterberg, 1999.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- Vetter, F., Die 78. Infanterie- und Sturm-Division 1938-1945 - Aufstellung - Bewaffnung - Einsätze - Soldaten, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2004
- Axis Biographical Research
- Ritterkreuztraeger-1939-45.de
- Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e.V.
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