SOME OF THE PRISONERS HELD AT
SPECIAL CAMP 11

NAME: Generalmajor Rudolf Wulf

PW NO:          560329

RANK:            Generalmajor

CAPTURED:   Jersey, British Channel Islands

DATE:             9 May 1945

PERSONAL
DATE OF BIRTH:       12 December 1905

PLACE OF BIRTH:     Elmshorn

DATE OF DEATH:     14 November 1972

PLACE OF DEATH:  

NATIONALITY:         German

RELIGION:                  Evangelical

OCCUPATION:          Regular Soldier

HEIGHT:                      6'

WEIGHT:                    187 lbs
HAIR COLOUR:         Brown
EYE COLOUR:           Blue

NEXT OF KIN:           Heiligenhafen / Holstein. Ratsapotheke, bei.Grasshoff (British Zone)

Promotions (included):

Commands & Assignments (included):

Courtesy of Mark Lamerton


Commander Grenadier Regiment 582
Oberst Prahl

All the best wishes on your parting from Fortress Jersey!






Wulf
Generalmajor
and Commander of the 319th Infantry Division

This is a dedication which appeared in a hand written and illustrated book on the ancient castles of Jersey. The book was presented to Oberst Prahl in April 1945 on his posting back to somewhere in Europe in memory of his stay in Festung Jersey.


Wulf and Hüffmeier upon their arrival at Plymouth as prisoners
12 May 1945
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Decorations & Awards:

  • Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross: 13 November 1942, Major, Commander of Infantry Regiment 422.
  • Oakleaves (No. 556): 19 August 1944, Oberst, Commander of Grenadier Regiment 422.
  • Iron Cross, 1st Class (1939): 27 June 1941.
  • Iron Cross, 2nd Class (1939): 6 October 1939.
  • Medal for the Winter Campaign in Russia 1941/1942 (“East Medal”)
  • Armed Forces Long Service Award, 2nd Class (18-year Service Cross)
  • Armed Forces Long Service Award, 4th Class (4-year Service Medal)
  • Infantry Assault Badge in Silver
  • Wound Badge in Black – World War II award

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