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Hans Galster

Born on 4 Mar 1890 in Wilhelmshaven.
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 17 Nov 1917, North Sea.

Commands:
UC 51

Konrad Gansser

Born on 13 Mar 1882.
Crew 4/00. Kapitänleutnant (9 Dec 1910)
Awarded the Military Merit Order (Württemberg)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 11 Sep 1916
Died on 6 Apr 1937

Commands:
U 8, U 33, U 156

Rudolf Gebeschus

Born on 10 Apr 1887 in St. Goarshausen.
Crew 4/06. Kapitänleutnant (7 Dec 1916)
Died on 28 Jan 1918, North Sea?.

Commands:
UB 35, UB 35, UB 63

Carl-Siegfried Ritter von Georg

Born on 27 Aug 1886 in Oberndorf bei Schweinfurt.
Crew 4/05. Kapitänleutnant (19 Apr 1916)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 18 Aug 1917
Awarded the Pour le Mérite on 24 Apr 1918
Awarded the Military Order of Max Joseph (Bavaria) on 25 Apr 1918
Died on 26 Sep 1957, Köln.

Commands:
U 57, U 101

Hermann Gercke

Born on 30 Jul 1883 in Bremen.
Crew 4/00. Korvettenkapitän (28 Apr 1918)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 20 Apr 1917
Died on 11 May 1918, off Gibraltar.

Commands:
U 154

Bernhard Gerke

Born on 10 Dec 1887.
Crew 4/06. Kapitänleutnant (26 Apr 1917)

Commands:
UC 91, UB 149

Otto Gerke

Born on 12 Feb 1890.
Crew 4/10. Oberleutnant zur See (22 Mar 1916)

Commands:
U 47, UC 27, UC 73

Helmut Gerlach

Born on 25 May 1885.
Crew 4/01. Kapitänleutnant (25 Apr 1912)
Died on 15 Jan 1918, English Channel.

Commands:
U 93

Erich Gerth

Born on 25 Apr 1886.
Crew 4/05. Kapitänleutnant (24 Dec 1915)
Died on 2 Dec 1943

Commands:
UB 76, U 47, UC 53

Georg Gerth

Born on 3 Mar 1888.
Crew 4/07. Kapitänleutnant (16 Jul 1917)
Died on 13 Sep 1970

Commands:
UB 12, UC 61

Alfred von Glasenapp

Born on 7 Oct 1882 in Öls, Schlesien.
Crew 4/03. Kapitänleutnant (19 Sep 1914)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 18 May 1918
Died on 3 Mar 1958

Commands:
U 80, U 91

Hermann Glimpf

Born on 3 Jan 1890.
Crew 4/08. Oberleutnant zur See (19 Sep 1914)
Died on 28 Oct 1917, Flanders coast.

Commands:
UB 20

Gernot Goetting

Born on 24 Apr 1882.
Crew 4/99. Korvettenkapitän (19 Apr 1918)
Died on 8 Aug 1930

Commands:
U 153

Ernst Graeff

Born on 31 Jan 1883.
Crew 4/99. Kapitänleutnant (27 Mar 1909)

Commands:
U 36

Fritz Gregor

Born on 5 Jan 1891 in Schwarzort (now Juodkrant?, Lithuania).
Crew 4/09. Oberleutnant zur See (2 May 1915)
Died on 11 Apr 1918, Straits of Dover.

Commands:
UB 10, UB 33

Karl Groß

Born on 26 Jan 1886 in Marienberg.
Crew 4/05. Oberleutnant zur See (27 Jan 1911)
Died on 15 Aug 1915, North Sea.

Commands:
UB 4

Franz Grünert

Born on 16 Feb 1887.
Crew 4/06. Kapitänleutnant (13 Jul 1916)
Awarded the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern on 10 Jun 1918

Commands:
U 30, U 60

Richard Gstettner

Born on 19 Mar 1882 in Wien.
Crew 1900. Linenschiffleutnant (1 Nov 1910)
Died on 15 May 1934, Wien.

Commands:
k.u.k. U3

Walter Gude

Born on 31 May 1885.
Crew 4/04. Kapitänleutnant (17 Oct 1915)
Died on 25 Dec 1964

Commands:
U 71, UB 64, UB 89

Paul Günther

Born on 12 Jan 1890 in Altenburg.
Crew 4/08. Oberleutnant zur See (19 Sep 1914)
Died on 14 Jan 1917, English Channel.

Commands:
UC 6, UB 37

Ludwig Güntzel

Born on 4 Feb 1886 in Schöneberg, Teltow.
Crew 4/04. Kapitänleutnant (17 Oct 1915)
Died on 22 Mar 1916, SW of Ireland.

Commands:
U 68

Erich Günzel

Born on 25 May 1886 in Thorn.
Crew 4/04. Kapitänleutnant (17 Oct 1915)
Died on 7 Jul 1916, North Sea.

Commands:
U 77

Friedrich Götting

Born on 7 Feb 1886.
Crew 4/03. Kapitänleutnant (27 Jan 1915)
Died on 3 Jan 1943

Commands:
UB 93, U 100

Alfred Götze

Born on 27 May 1888.
Crew 4/05. Kapitänleutnant (24 Apr 1916)
Died on 3 Nov 1954

Commands:
U 86

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