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My grandfathers - Wehrmacht WWII - Search for information

Post by ruediger » Sat Sep 25, 2021 1:26 am

Dear forum members

In the context of my family research I try to find out something more about my grandparents. Unfortunately, the files are rather poor and since almost all relatives are already deceased, I can hardly ask anywhere.

One source that has not yet been pursued is the military past of my grandfathers.

Erwin Zölch, born on 05.06.1910 in Schnecken/Fleissen
  • 1939 1. Kompanie Pionier-Ersatz-Bataillon 17
  • 1943 Panzer-Regiment 24
  • 1944 Panzer Regiment 24
  • 1945 Panzer Regiment 24
Emil Gruss, born 21.02.1906 in Gestob
  • 1942 3. Kompanie Sanitäts-Ersatz-Abteilung 13
  • 1942 Sanitäts-Kompanie 156
  • 1944 Wounded Badge Sanitäts-Kompanie 1/156 I Division as Obergefreiter (lance corporal)
Possibly someone has information on this.

Thank you for your attention.

Greetings
Rüdiger
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Re: My grandfathers - Wehrmacht WWII - Search for information

Post by John W. Howard » Tue Oct 26, 2021 2:03 pm

Hello Ruediger: I am going to paste some links to some of your Grandfather's units: https://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gl ... sBat17.htm https://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gl ... r/PR24.htm https://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gl ... derung.htm Your grandfather served in the 24th Panzer Division so the last link will take you to information on it if you select the 24th Panzer Division.

https://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gl ... derung.htm https://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gl ... iten56.htm I hope this helps a little :D
John W. Howard

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