Gerhard Geier

Unteroffizier Gerhard Geier served in the Luftwaffe in World War Two. He died at Campbell College Military Hospital, Belfast, Co. Antrim on 25th March 1945.

Unteroffizier

Gerhard Geier

B19042

Luftwaffe Unteroffizier Gerhard Geier became a prisoner of war during the Second World War and found himself in a military hospital in Northern Ireland.

Unteroffizier Gerhard Geier served in the Luftwaffe during World War Two. The role of Unteroffizer in the German Air Force was similar to a Corporal in the British military.

During the Second World War, Geier became a prisoner of war. After transportation to Northern Ireland, he received the POW ID number B19042.

Unteroffizier Geier died at Campbell College Military Hospital, Belfast, Co. Down on 25th March 1945 aged 27 years old. He had received treatment there for a fractured skull.

Gerhard Geier was first buried on 27th March 1945 in Glenalina Section AS, Grave 160, Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim. On 26th February 1948, he was reinterred in Glenalina Section ES, Grave 207 before being repatriated on 18th July 1962.

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