SOME OF THE PRISONERS HELD AT
SPECIAL CAMP 11

Generalleutnant Artur Schmitt while interned at Camp 30 in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada.

Photo Courtesy of Lynn Hodgson of website: www.camp-x.com
The photo was given to him by: Volkmar Konig who was an internee at Camp 30 for several years and
who was on Otto Kretschmer's U-99


NAME: Generalleutnant Artur Schmitt

PW NO:           73690

RANK:            Generalleutnant

CAPTURED:   Bardia, Libya

DATE:             2 January 1942

 

PERSONAL
DATE OF BIRTH:      20 July 1888

PLACE OF BIRTH:   Albersweiler / Rheinland-Pfalz

DATE OF DEATH:    15 January 1972

PLACE OF DEATH:        

NATIONALITY:       German

RELIGION:               Evangelical

OCCUPATION:        Regular Soldier

HEIGHT:                    5'8"

WEIGHT:                  154 lbs

HAIR COLOUR:       Grey

EYE COLOUR:         Brown

NEXT OF KIN:         Annemarie Schmitt, Hilter near Osnabrueck (British Zone)

 

Promotions (included):

  • Fahnenjunker: 18 July 1907
  • Leutnant: 26 May 1909
  • Polizei-Oberstleutnant: 1 September 1934
  • Oberst: 1 October 1935
  • Charakter als Generalmajor: 1 June 1939
  • Generalmajor: 1 February 1941
  • Generalleutnant: 1 January 1943

Commands & Assignments (included):

Decorations & Awards (included):

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