SOME OF THE PRISONERS HELD AT
SPECIAL CAMP 11


NAME: Generalleutnant Alexander Bourquin

PW NO:          B33413

RANK:            Generalleutnant

CAPTURED:   Unken/Tirol

DATE:             8th April 1945

 

PERSONAL
DATE OF BIRTH:     21 May 1896

PLACE OF BIRTH:   Nazereth, Jamaica

DATE OF DEATH:    5 December 1966

PLACE OF DEATH: Braunschweig

NATIONALITY:       German

RELIGION:               Evangelist

OCCUPATION:        Regular Soldier

HEIGHT:                   5'10"

WEIGHT:                  132lbs

HAIR COLOUR:       Fair

EYE COLOUR:         Blue

NEXT OF KIN:         Lili Bourquin, (British Zone)

Promotions:

  • War Volunteer: 21 August 1914
  • Gefreiter: 1 April 1915
  • Unteroffizier: 20 April 1915
  • Vizefeldwebel: 10 May 1915
  • Fähnrich: 17 January 1916
  • Leutnant (without Patent): 13 March 1916 – Patent later established at 20 June 1915; RDA later changed to 1 September 1915 (182)
  • Oberleutnant: 1 April 1925 (150)
  • Hauptmann: 1 November 1930 (15)
  • Major: 1 December 1935 (60)
  • Oberstleutnant: 1 January 1939 (64)
  • Oberst: 1 December 1941 (30) – RDA later changed to 1 November 1940 (7c)
  • Generalmajor: 20 February 1944 – RDA 1 January 1944 (15a)
  • Generalleutnant: 20 September 1944 – RDA 1 August 1944 (5a)

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