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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.

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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: ... sBat17.htm ... r/PR24.htm ... 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. ... derung.htm ... iten56.htm I hope this helps a little :D
John W. Howard

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