Alexander Friedrich Adolf Heinrich von Zastrow
(11.08.1801 - 12.08.1875)
place of birth:  Danzig, West Preußen  (Gdansk, Poland)
Königreich Preußen:  KG,  General der Infanterie

                          

Royal Prussian general officer Heinrich von Zastrow entered the military service in 1819 as an infantry lieutenant. He was a military liaison officer in Turkey from 1839 to 1842, and then headed up the 11th Infantry Division during the Austro-Prussian War of 1866, seeing action at Königgrätz. Thereafter, he succeeded Vogel von Falckenstein as VII. Army Corps commander, leading his troops into battle during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71. General von Zastrow retired from active service in 1872 and passed away in August of 1875 in Berlin-Schöneberg.




     

General der Infanterie ... 00

Eisernes Kreuz II ............. Deutsch-Französischer Krieg  1870–1871

Pour le Mérite ................... 00  (Eichenlaub:  05.02.1871)