8 July 1906
9 March 1908
30 November 1914
17 January 1917 (Patent 18 April 1916)
11 January 1920
1 October 1928
1 June 1933
1 July 1935
15 October 1935 (RDA 1 April 1935)
1 October 1938
als Generalleutnant: 1 October 1940
1 October 1941
July 1906: Entered the Royal Bavarian Army as a Fähnrich in the Bavarian
14. Infanterie-Regiment Hartmann after passing out from the Bavarian Cadet
August 1907-25 January 1908: Detached to War School München.
April 1914-29 April 1914: Detached to the Machinegun Teaching Course at
the Bavarian Firing School.
August 1914: In the field with the Bavarian 14th Infantry Regiment.
August 1914: Delegated with the leadership of the Machinegun Company of
the Bavarian 14th Infantry Regiment.
July 1915-30 July 1915: Detached to the Gas Protection Course in Berlin.
October 1916: Deputy Regimental Adjutant of the Bavarian 14th Infantry
November 1916: Regimental Adjutant of the Bavarian 14th Infantry Regiment.
February 1918: Detached to the staff of the Bavarian 20th Infantry Division.
March 1918: Allocated to staff of the Bavarian 11th Infantry Division
as a General Staff Candidate.
August 1918-8 September 1918: Detached to the General Staff Course in
September 1918: Battalion Leader in the Bavarian 11th Replacement Regiment/Bavarian
39th Infantry Division.
November 1918: Transferred to the Replacement Battalion of the Bavarian
14th Infantry Regiment.
December 1918: Detached to the General Command of the Bavarian III Army
October 1919: Transferred to the Processing Office of the Bavarian III
January 1920: Separated from the Army and joined the Bavarian State Polizei
[Police] Force, later the Bavarian Land Police, Group II, Nürnberg.
October 1923: Deputy Staff Leader in the Command of the Land Police Nürnberg-Fürth.
December 1923: Staff Leader in the Command of the Land Police Nürnberg-Fürth.
September 1928-7 September 1928: At the same time, delegated with the
deputy leadership of Sector Nürnberg.
October 1928-13 October 1928: At the same time, Leader of a Tactical Training
Course in Difficult Terrain for Police Officers.
October 1928-31 October 1928: At the same time, Deputy Commander of Police
November 1929-20 December 1929: Detached to the Police Legal Course in
November 1930-13 December 1930: At the same time, Teacher of the Officers
Training Courses in the Land Police Nürnberg-Fürth.
August 1931-5 September 1931: At the same time, Leader of Officers Training
Courses in Coburg.
December 1931: Transferred to the staff of the School Command of the Police
School Fürstenfeldbruck and, at the same time, Case Consultant for Law
Clients and Case Teachers for Service Regulations.
April 1935-27 April 1935: Detached to the Staff Officer Course in Stuttgart.
June 1935: Chief of Staff of the Land Police Inspectorate South, Stuttgart.
October 1935: Accepted into the Army with the rank of Oberst and allocated
to the staff of Army Service Center 7.
May 1936: Transferred to the staff of Infantry Regiment 40.
April 1938: Transferred to the staff of Infantry Regiment 34.
May 1938: Commander of Infantry Regiment 34.
May 1939: Military Recruitment Inspector Mannheim.
May 1941: Military Recruitment Inspector Graz.
January 1943: Führer Reserve in the Army High Command.
January 1944-19 January 1944: Detached to the Course for the Prisoner
of War Service.
February 1944: Detached to the Commander of Prisoners of War in Wehrkreis
[Military District] General Government (Poland).
May 1944: Commander of Prisoners of War in Wehrkreis General Government
September 1944: Führer Reserve in the Army High Command.
September 1944-4 May 1945: Commander of Prisoners of War in Wehrkreis
May 1945-May 1948: Prisoner of war.
- 9th January
1946 transferred to Island Farm Special Camp 11 from Camp 1
- 12th May 1948
transferred to Camp 186 fo repatriation.
Gunzelmann’s World War I and II decorations
are not known. However, he was not a recipient of any high decorations such
as the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, Knight's Cross of the War Merit Cross
with Swords, or the German Cross in Gold/Silver in World War II.