Karl Meyer, Corporal (Obergefreiter) army infantry anti tank platoon
1) Wehrpass, 10.9.43. Second issue.
2) Document from military district office Fürth for sending the Wehrpass to Karl, 4.8.44.
Entitled to: Wound Badge in Black (10.3.42), Winter War Medal (13.10.43).
Tool maker born 1920 in Fürth. He served: Oct.40-Mar.41 with Panzerjäger-Ersatz-Abteilung 10 in Straubing; Mar.41-Jan.42 with Infanterie-Regiment 519 of the 296.Infanterie-Division, occupation force in Krakau Poland and active in Southern Russia (Tarnow, Reichshof, Tarnogrod, Rawa Ruska, Busk, Olesko, Brody, Jampol, Shitomir, Tetereff, Kiew, Desna, Brjansk, Orel, Tula, Plawsk, Belew); he got shot through his right upper leg on 5.1.42 and was hospitalized in Baden; till Apr.42 for recovery with IG-Ersatz-Kompanie 10 in Budweis; Apr.-Sep.42 with Infanterie-Regiment 767 of the 376.Infanterie-Division (as part of the 6.Armee Jan.43 destroyed Stalingrad), April42 new formed in Angoulême France and from Jun.42 active in Southern Russia (Charkow, Donbogen); he got severel;y wounded Oct.42 by shrapnell in his belly, shot through upper arm, buttocks and legs just before reaching Stalingrad; hospitalized in field hopspital (Kriegslazarett V/528) and several hospitals in Germany till Jul.43 while attached to IG-Ersatz-Kompanie 268 in Kempten and IG-Ersatz-Kompanie 527 in Ingolstadt; till Nov.43 for recovery with IG-Ersatz-Kompanie 407 in Ingolstadt; Nov.-Dec.43 attached to Landesschützen-E.u.A.-Bataillon 7 but now hospitalized for Malaria in Ingolstadt; Apr.43-May 44 attached to army discharge office Heeresentlassungsstelle 3 Wehrkreis XIII and discharged on 9.5.44 from military service