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Commichaux, Herbert K., 1913-2003



  • Existence: 1913 - 2003

Biographical History

Herbert K. Commichaux (1913-2003) was an officer in the German Army during World War II from 1939 to 1945. He later migrated to the United States and settled in Lehi, Utah.

Albert L. Winkler interview with Herbert Commichaux, 2001 (served as officer in German Army during World War II)

Billion Graves, via WWW, June 29, 2020 (Herbert K. Commichaux; b. July 6, 1913; d. February 10, 2003; buried in Lehi, Utah)

Familysearch, via WWW, June 29, 2020 (Johann Karl Herbert Commichaux; b. July 6, 1913 in Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany; m. April 11, 1942 in Hermansbad, Wartheland, Poland to Eva Annemarie Erica Wengler; d. February 10, 2003)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Scott S. Burnett interviews

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197227650501]
Identifier: MSS 5895
Scope and Contents

5 audiotape reels and 3 cassette tapes of interviews with Jeremy Howard Williams, Herbert and Erica Commichaux, A. B. Guthrie Jr., Ron Fernsted and Russell Horluchi[. A recorded lecture from 1895 and one unlabeled reel. Interviews were conducted between 1985 and 2001.

Dates: 1985-2001

Albert L. Winkler interview with Herbert K. and Erika W. Commichaux

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2778
Scope and Contents Typescript of an interview (64 pages) conducted by Albert L. Winkler and Corey Clement on November 9, 2001. Commichaux tells about his position as a company commander in the German Army with the rank of captain. He participated in numerous campaigns including the invasion of Poland in 1939. He fought on the Russian front from 1941 to 1945, was wounded twice, and was captured by the United States Army in 1945. Also included is an interview of Commichaux's wife, Erika, on the same...
Dates: 2001