LTC Peter Högl

Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death 2 May 1945 (aged 47)
Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Somewhere in Berlin, Germany
Memorial ID 93823650 · View Source
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German lieutenant colonel during World War Two.

Born in Dingolfing, Bavaria, Germany.

Fought in World War One.

During the years of Nazis Germany; Peter was a body guard to Hitler, worked with the Reich Security Service-RSD, and was appointed Chief of Department 1 (responsible for the personal protection of Hitler).

During the Battle of Berlin, he was among the top Nazis in the Führerbunker. He was in charge of the capture and execution of Hermann Fegelein, he helped burn Hitler and Eva Braun's bodies after their suicide, and left the bunker on May 1st, 1945.

But on May 2nd, Peter Högl was killed in battle with the Soviet troops while trying to flee Berlin.


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  • Created by: gordonphilbin
  • Added: 18 Jul 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 93823650
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for LTC Peter Högl (19 Aug 1897–2 May 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 93823650, ; Maintained by gordonphilbin (contributor 47346381) Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a Somewhere in Berlin, Germany.