BORN 10 Oct 1849, Worms, Rheinland-Pfalz - DIED 24 May 1924, Berlin|
GRAVE LOCATION Stahnsdorf, Brandenburg: Südwestkirchhof, Bahnhofstrasse (Block Trinitatis, Feld 4a, Erbbegräbnis 20)
Karl Kehrer entrered the Hessian army in Darmstadt in 1866 and he too part in the campaign against Prussia. He attented the Vereinigte Artillerie- und Ingenieurschule in Berlin infrom 1869 to 1870. During the Franco-Prussian war he was wounded near Gravelotte. After serving in the Prussian army from 1872 onwards he became a teacher at a militaty school in Jüterbog in 1891. In 1898 he returned to active service he held several commands before he was promoted to lieutenant general in 1904. In 1908 he became a general of artillery. he retired in 1910, but he returned to service once more during the First World War. He received many decorations and he died in Berlin in 1924.
Karl Kehrer â€“ Wikipedia