Father and son, both UBoot Kommandant
Oblt.z.See Heinz von Hennig
Crew of 1940
2.WO / 1.WO - U-421
Featherstone Park, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, England.
His father was Heinrich (Heinz) Georg Julius von Hennig a Konteradmiral and a well-known chess player.
He was one of the namesake of the Shara-Hennig gambits.
Rank of Konteradmiral.....but not a flashy career in the Kriegsmarine.
Vorstand der Stationsbücherei der Marinestation der Ostsee / Board of Library Station Naval Station of the Baltic Sea.
During world war I, he was a Kapitänleutnant and the CO of the UBoat SM U-18.
Konteradmiral Heinrich von Hennig
10.05.1883 - 29.11.1947
British POW Camp 2226/III located in Zedelgem near Brugge and Ostend in Belgium
Number of prisoners reported in Camp 2226/III Zedelgem in the summer of 1945, varying assignments between 10,000 and 15,000 prisoners.
The hygienic conditions, the diet records and medical care were inadequate.
In the winter of 1945/46 threatened by hunger edema and frostbite mass extinctions, extra rations for the most malnourished prisoners (called "Gandhi") were introduced.
There is no reliable data for the prisoners who died in the camp.
POW post found on Ebay