Beyer, Eugen

GENERAL (AUSTRIA)
BORN 18 Feb 1882, Pohrlitz, Moravia - DIED 25 Jul 1940, Salzburg
CAUSE OF DEATH cancer
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Hietzinger Friedhof, Maxingstraße 15, Hietzing (Gruppe 16, Nummer 47E)

Eugen Beyer joined the Austrian imperial army in 1902. After the First World War he was put in command of the 6th Division in Innsbruck. On 22 December 1936 he was promoted to Feldmarschalleutnant. After Austria was incorporated in the German Reich in 1938 he was transferred to the Wehrmacht on 15 March 1938. He was given the command of the 18th Army Corps and he held it unt il his death of cancer in 1940 in Salzburg.

Images

The grave of Eugen Beyer at the Hietzing Friedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (26 Aug 2014)

 

Sources
Eugen Beyer – Wikipedia


Bezanson, Paul

Published: 25 Nov 2021
Last update: 03 Apr 2022