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Thursday, 12 March 2015

Hans-Paul Leithäuser

Hans-Paul Leithäuser

Career:

Branch: Kaiserliche Marine / Reichsmarine / Kriegsmarine
Born: 25 June 1895 in Schöller, Rhineland, Germany.
Died: 22 July 1943 in Southern Corfu, Greece.

Ranks:
Konteradmiral 1 July 1943
Kommodore
Kapitän zur See 1 June 1939
Fregattenkapitän 1 June 1937
Korvettenkapitän 1 April 1934
Kapitänleutnant 1 October 1926
Oberleutnant zur See 28 September 1920
Leutnant zur See 13 July 1916
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See 23 December 1914

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Commands:
M100
Takes command on December 1918
Ends command on 14 July 1920

Brummer
Takes command on 31 October 1938
Ends command on 28 November 1939

Personal Information:

Hans-Paul Leithäuser was born on 25 June 1895 in Schöller, Rhineland, Germany and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Konteradmiral (Posthumus) and went on to command the following M100 and Brummer.

Hans-Paul Leithäuser joined Kaiserliche Marine as a Seekadett on 1 April 1914 and went to the naval school and continued his training on board heavy cruiser Hertha.

Hans-Paul Leithäuser was given the command of the minesweeper M100 on December 1918 and remained in command until 14 July 1920.During the Second World War Hans-Paul Leithäuser was given command of the artillery training vessel Brummer on 31 October 1938 until 28 November 1939.

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