SS-Brigf.u.Gen.Maj.d.Pol. Dr.-Ing. Wilhelm Albert

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SS-Brigf.u.Gen.Maj.d.Pol. Dr.-Ing. Wilhelm Albert

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Dr.-Ing.
Wilhelm Albert
SS-Brigadeführer
m.d.U.d. Generalmajor der Polizei /
Polizeipräsident / Leutnant a.D.

Born: 8. September 1898 in Hessenthal.
Died:

NSDAP-Nr.: 1 122 215
(Joined 1. May 1932)
SS-Nr.: 36 026
(Joined 1. June 1932)

Promotions:
Char. Leutnant a.D.:
SS-Anwärter: 19. September 1932
SS-Scharführer: 10. February 1933
SS-Truppführer: 15. April 1933
SS-Untersturmführer: 31. July 1933
SS-Obersturmführer: 15. March 1934
SS-Hauptsturmführer: 20. April 1934
SS-Sturmbannführer: 4. July 1934
SS-Obersturmbannführer: 20. April 1935
SS-Standartenführer: 20. April 1936
SS-Oberführer: 20. April 1937
SS-Brigadeführer: 20. April 1939

Career:
World War I service: . Freikorps service: . Joined NSDAP: 1. May 1932. Joined SS: 1. June 1932. Führer z.b.V. SS-Abschnitt XI: 31. July 1933 – 1. November 1933. Assigned to SD-Hauptamt (later Reichssicherheitshauptamt): 1. November 1933 –May 1945. Chef of Zentralabteilung “Organisation” in SD-Hauptamt: . Member of the Lebensborn Society: (1. December 1937). Polizeipräsident of Litzmannstadt (Lodz): 1939 – 1944.

Decorations & Awards:
1914 Eisernes Kreuz II. Klasse
Kriegsverdienstkreuz II. Klasse mit Schwertern
Verwundetenabzeichen, 1939 in Schwarz
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Landesorden
Gauehrenzeichen Warthegau
SS-Dienstauszeichnungen
Deutsches Reichssportabzeichen in Bronze
SA-Sportabzeichen in Bronze
Ehrendolch
Ehrendegen des RF SS
Totenkopfring der SS
SS-Zivilabzeichen Nr. 23 660
Ehrenwinkel für Altekämpfer
Julleuchter

Notes:
* Religion: Catholic until 23. September 1936, then left the church and declared himself “gottgläubig”.
* Married on 4. January 1941 to Ursula Heinrich (born 8. May 1914 in Berlin)
* Height: (174 cm.)

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Dr Wilhelm Albert

Post by Phil Nix » 29 Dec 2002 11:29

DR WILHELM ALBERT
Son of Josef Albert a teacher
Served in artillery and then as an observer in the flying service 1916 to 1919
Served in Freikorps von Epp 3.1919 - 7.1919
Beim Marschgruppe Wurzburg 3.1920 - 7.1920
Returned to University studying classical philosophy to 1920 then attended the State Tech Institute in Wurzburg where he studied electrical engineering, After graduation worked in the Wurzburg city engineers dept.
Awarded a Doctorate in Philosophy 1940
Nachrichtenfuhrer SS Ab XI 24.5.33 - 1.9.33
Fuhrer SD Oa West to 1.1.34
Fuhrer SD Oa Rhein to 19.7.35
Leiter Zentralabteilung I/1 SDHA 30.1.35 to 1.10.37
Chef Amt I SDHA 19.7.35 - 27.9.39
Chef Amt IVa SDHA 1.10.37 - 27.9.39
Beim RHSA from 27.9.39 he had been omitted from the re-organised RHSA because he was an ally of Rudolf Best and was considered one of the academics that Heydrich hated.
MWGB Pol Pras Oppeln 13.9.39 - 12.4.40
Vertreter beim III Koloniale Lehrkurse fur SS Fuhrer der Sipo und SD 18.11.40 - 31.3.41 (Attended the Corpo di Polizia Dell'Africa Italiana run by general Riccardo Maraffa under the Ministero Dell'Africa Italiana under generale Attilio Teruzzi. Three courses were run in Italy under Sbf Herman Gunther and Friedrich Riese and Obsbf Otto Wendland for members of the SIPO and SD ready for possible operations abroad).
Pol Pras Litzmannstadt 20.3.41 - 1.11.44
Regierungsprasident von Hohensalza 15.8.44 - 8.5.45
AWARDS
Commanders Cross of the Italian Order of the Crown
He died 2.5.1961
Note award of SS long Service medals surely these were given only to Waffen SS. The course in Italy were commemorated by a lavish booklet containing pictures of all the course participants. I was given a copy by the late Professor Callum Macdonald in 1992
Phil
Phil

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