Heinrich Seidenfuss, soldier (Schütze, Obergrenadier) Army motorized Infantry gun platoon German Africa Corps, DAK.
1) Soldbuch, 4.5.42. Without pass photo as issued (not removed, pass photos were not attached before 1944).
2) Wehrpass, 31.5.41.
3) Third Reich ID card, 17.4.40. With pass photo. Cover denazified.
4) Four medical insurance payment cards, 1939-1941. Stadskasse Koblenz.
5) „Sippenfragebogen“ questionarry for proofing arian descent.
6) Document regarding military payments for soldiers in africa sent to his father, 19.5.43. Heeres-Standort-Gebührnisstelle Afrika Abteilung.
7) Small tag regarding results of a 1800 meter run.
Butcher born 1923 in Achstetten living in Koblenz. He served: Apr.-Jul.42 for basic training with Infanterie-Geschütz-Ersatz-Kompanie 34 in Koblenz. Jul.42 medical examination if he was suitable for tropical service and he passed. Jul.42 he was transferred to 13.(IG)/Infanterie-Regiment 125, Aug.42 renamed 13.(IG)/Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 125, of the 164.leichte Afrika-Division. Entered on page 20 of the Soldbuch that he arrived on african soil on 8.8.42. The division was Sep.42 active under Panzer-Gruppe Afrika in El Alamein, from Nov.42 onwards active in Libia under the German-Italian Panzerarmee. The division was Mar.43 completely destroyed at Tunis. He is not listed as KIA and there are no entries in the passes from 1943 onwards so he was most probably taken POW in Africa.