Walter Zieglmeier, soldier (Schütze) Army Infantry
1) Soldbuch, 25.3.42. Without pass photo as issued (not removed, pass photos were not used in Soldbuchs before 1944). Including a Soldbuch inlay regarding chemical warfare.
2) Wehrstammbuch. Official counterpart of the Wehrpass as filed by the army dictrict office.
3) Gesundheitsbuch, military medical book.
4) Army district office filing card
5) Document from his unit for sending the Wehrpass to the army district office because he was KIA, 10.9.42. Signed by his CO, Oberleutnant.
6) Declaration of non jewish descent, 26.10.40.
7) Statement by the police that he has no criminal record, 26.10.40.
8) Card from the city of Fürth with official statement that he was KIA, 18.5.43.
9) Accompanying document from his unit for sending the Soldbuch to the army district office because he was KIA, 14.10.42.
10) Three military transfer documents, Kriegsstammrollenauszug.
Entitled to: HJ proficiency badge in silver,
Car mechanic born 1922 in Aunkofen-Kehlheim. He served: Mar.-May 42 with Infanterie-Ersatz-Bataillon(mot)41 in Amberg; May-Jul.42 with Feld-Ersatz-Bataillon 198, field replacements unit of the 98.Infanterie-Division active in Middle Russia (Juchnow); Jul.-Aug.42 with 1./Infanterie-Regiment 282 also of the 98.Infanterie-Division active in Middle Russia (Juchnow). Rifle was issued on 13.7.42. He was KIA on 25.8.42 north of Fedkowo. Probably still buried in his field grave as he was not moved to a war cemetery after WW2.
Recent information German War Casualties Organization:
Forename: Walter Josef
Date of birth: 11.05.1922
Place of birth: Aunkofen
Date of death/becoming missing: 25.08.1942
Place of death/becoming missing: Fedkowo
Walter Josef Zieglmeier has not yet been transferred to a military cemetery set up by the Volksbund.
According to the information available to us, his grave is currently in the following place: Fedkowo / Temkino - Russland