Josef Lang, Colonel (Hauptmann) WW1 (Austro-Hungarian) Infantry and WW2 territorial army
1) Wehrpass, 19.8.39. Cover and pages loose due to moisture/rusted staples.
2) Three shooting contest discs, 17.9.41. At the back marked with his name and unit: Auswahllehrgang für offiziere, course for officers.
3) Third Reich ID card, 9.12.42. With pass photo.
4) WW1 military ID card, 26.6.1918. Infanterie-Regiment 7.
5) ID document, 26.6.1918. In two halves. With uniform pass photo (Austro-Hungarian army).
6) Military service statement, 10.10.42. Landesschützen-Bataillon 807.
7) Promotion/assignment certificate, 28.4.41. Der Wehrmachtsbevollmächtigte beim Reichsprotektor in Böhmen und Mähren.
8) Document regarding military payments, 5.11.42.
9) Letter from Army District Mies announcing his military retirement, 27.10.43.
10) Accompanying document for sending the Wehrpass to him, 13.10.42.
11) Document from military district office sating he is now listed as available officer, 28.10.39.
12) Document regarding military payments, 1941. Heeresstandort-Gebührnisstelle Salzburg-Rosenberg.
13) Promotion document, 24.8.42.
14) Discharge document, 11.10.42. Nürnberg Landesschützen-Bataillon 807.
15) Discharge certificate „Entlassungsschein“, 9.10.42.
16) Third Reich Labor pass, 4.4.40. Cover and pages loose due to rusted staples.
Entitled to (all Austro-Hungarian WW1 medals): Military Merit Medal on ribbon of the Merit Cross with Swords in Bronze and Silver, Bravery Medal 2nd Class in Silver and Karl Trupp Cross.
Civil engineer born 1891 in Bishhofteinitz (Sudetenland, now Horšovský Týn, Czech Republic). WW1 service Aug.1914-Oct.1918 with Infanterie-Regiment 7. Before WW2 he was a manager at the measuring office „Vermessungsamt“ in his hometown Bischhofteinitz in the 1938 by the Germans annexated Sudetenland (part of Czechoslovakia). 1939 he became a reserve officer „Oberleutnant der Reserve“ of the German Army and was called-up in 1941 and served: Sep.-Oct.41 with Landesschützen-Ersatz-Bataillon 13 in Prachatitz; Oct.41-Oct.42 with Landesschützen-Bataillon 807 based in Nürnberg. He was discharged Oct.42 with the remark that he was still available for military service and finally on 23.9.43 completely retired.