Anton Eis, Corporal (Obergefreiter) Army (light) Infantry
Entitled to: Iron Cross 2nd Class (10.11.41), Winter War Medal (1.9.42), Infantry Assault Badge in Silver (25.9.42).
Agricultural worker born 1917 in Karl-Wittlich. RAD service Nov.37-Mar.38. He served: Nov.38-Nov.40 with Infanterie-Regiment 111 of the 35.Infanterie-Division home based in Pforzheim, active 1939 in the upper Rhine area, 1939-1940 lower Rhine area, 1940 active in Holland, Belgium and France (Maastricht, Armel Chanel, Albert Chanel, Genette, Dendre, Flandern Lille, Artois, Seine) and occupation force France and chanel coast Belgium; Nov.40-Sep.42 with Infanterie-Regiment 229 of the 101.leichte Infanterie-Division (1942 renamed 101.Jäger-Division) active in Southern Russia (Stalin Line, Uman, Dnjepr, Poltawa, Donez, Charkow, Isjum). He was KIA on 28.9.42 when he died because of his injuries in field Feldlazarett 101, the field hospital of the 101.Jäger-Division at that moment based in Abscherowskaja. He is probably still buried in his field grave (not moved to a war cemetery after WW2).
Recent information German War Casualties Organization:
Date of birth: 19.06.1917
Place of birth: Karl
Date of death/becoming missing: 28.09.1942
Place of death/becoming missing: H.V.Pl. Feldlaz.101 Abscherowskaja
Anton Eis was not recovered during our re-interment activities. The planned transfer to the collective cemetery in Krasnodar-Apscheronsk was, therefore, unfortunately not possible. His name will be recorded in the cemetery's memorial book.