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Grouping Gefreiter IR279 95.Infanterie-Division Southern Russia


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Alexander Duda, Lance Corporal (Gefreiter) Infantry.
1) Wehrpass, 24.7.39.
2) Wound Badge in Black, 13.9.41.
3) Army discharge document, 21.4.43. With civil pass photo.
4) Statement by Duda that he is not of Jewish descent, 4.5.41.
5) Statement by his unit that he took part in two assault days (for the award of the Infantry Assault Badge), 26.7.42. Signed by the CO of 2./Infanterie-Regiment 279.
6) Statement by his unit that he was promoted to Gefreiter, 26.7.43. Also signed by the CO of 2./Infanterie-Regiment 279.
7) Document stating both his promotion and the assault days, 26.7.42. Also signed by the CO of 2./Infanterie-Regiment 279.
8) Discharge document from Army District Office Krefeld, 29.1.43.
Entitled to: Wound Badge in Black (13.9.41).

Born 1920 in Hamborn. He served Dec.40-Feb.41 with Infanterie-Nachrichten-Ersatz-Kompanie 69 based in Detmold and Feb.-Sep.41 with Infanterie-Regiment 279 of the 95.Infanterie-Division: till Jun.41 based in Northern France; Jul.-Sep.41 active in Southern Russia (Ukrain, Kiew). He got wounded on 2.8.41 (shot through his right knee) and was transferred to Germany where he served: Sep.41-Jul.42 with Infanterie-Ersatz-Bataillon 317 based in Köln-Riehl; Jul.-Oct.42 with Landesschützen-Bataillon 478 of the 526.Infanterie-Division based at the Westwall (Aachen area); Oct.-Dec.42 with Standort-Kompanie zbV Paderborn. He was finally on 29.1.43 discharged from military service because he was medically unfit (most probably caused by his injured leg).

Weight 0.15 kg


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