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Wehrpass and EK2 Corporal Infantry 321.ID Wound Badge Gold


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Erich Jänig, Corporal (Obergefreiter) Army veterinary and Infantry units.
1) Wehrpass, 22.8.39. With hole at the side (burned) not damaging any entries.
2) Iron Cross 2nd Class, 18.11.43. Signed by the commander of Army District XI, General der Infanterie.
Also entitled to: Wound Badge in GOLD (7.7.43).

Born 1907 in Leipzig. He served Jan.-Feb.42 with the replacements units Inf.Nachr.Ers.Kp.71 based in Hildesheim and Fahrersatzabteilung 11 based in Hannover. Feb.42-Mar.43 he served with Veterinär-Kompanie 321 the veterinary unit of the 321.Infanterie-Division, till Dec.42 active at the French coast (Boulogne) and from Jan.43 onwards active in Middle Russia (Shisdra). Mar.-Aug.43 he served with 6./Grenadier-Regiment 589 of the same division, still active in Shisdra. On 8.8.43 he got severely wounded: shot in his lung, backbone and shoulder. For his injury he was awarded with the wound badge in gold and also got the iron cross for his actions on the day he got severely wounded. He was hospitalized in Goslar (Germany) and died due to his wounds on 26.1.44.

Weight 0.10 kg


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