Hansjoachim Linde is confirmed dead at the age of 93.
Hansjoachim was best known as a German inspector general.
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Hansjoachim Linde
Born(1926-04-06)6 April 1926
Ortelsburg, East Prussia, Weimar Germany (Szczytno, Poland)
Died20 February 2020(2020-02-20) (aged 93)
Mönchengladbach, Germany
AllegianceGermany Germany
Years of service1957-1986
RankGeneraloberstabsarzt
Hansjoachim Linde (6 April 1926 – 12 February 2020) was a German Generaloberstabsarzt and inspector general of the medical troops from 1982 to 1986.
Hansjoachim Linde was born in Ortelsburg, East Prussia (Szczytno, Poland). He served in World War II and returned to Germany from Soviet captivity in 1946. Linde studied medicine at the University of Marburg and in Innsbruck and worked as a surgical assistant. He joined the West German Bundeswehr in 1957.
From 1971 to 1974 he was a consultant for leadership and planning at the Federal Ministry of Defense (Germany). In 1982 he was promoted to Generaloberstabsarzt and became inspector general of the medical and health system. In addition to his work in military medicine he was active in the German Red Cross. Linde died in Mönchengladbach.
Awards
Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (1983)
Großes Bundesverdienstkreuz mit Stern des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (1987)
German Red Cross award (1987)
Order of the Holy Sepulchre
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