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Saturday, 4 April 2015

Leopold Siemens

Leopold Siemens

Career:

Branch: Kaiserliche Marine / Reichsmarine / Kriegsmarine
Born: 17 May 1889 in Berlin, Germany.
Died: 7 December 1979 in Cologne, Germany.

Ranks:
Vizeadmiral 1 April 1942
Konteradmiral 1 January 1940
Kommodore
Kapitän zur See 1 April 1936
Fregattenkapitän 1 October 1934
Korvettenkapitän 1 March 1929
Kapitänleutnant 1 January 1921
Oberleutnant zur See 22 March 1916
Leutnant zur See 27 September 1913
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See 15 April 1911

Decorations:

Commands:
Karlsruhe
Takes command on 23 September 1935
Ends command on 29 September 1937

Personal Information:

Leopold Siemens was born on 17 May 1889 in Berlin, Germany and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Vizeadmiral and went on to command the following Karlsruhe.

Leopold Siemens joined Kaiserliche Marine as a Seekadett on 1 April 1910 and attended basic naval training and continued his training on board heavy cruiser Victoria Louise.

Leopold Siemens was given the command of the light cruiser Karlsruhe on 23 September 1935 and remained in command until 29 September 1937.

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