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Wehrpass Corporal IR474 254.ID KIA Northern Russia 1942


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Rudolf Herden, Corporal (Obergefreiter) Infantry.

1) Wehrpass. First page (with pass photo) has been REMOVED !!
2) RAD Reichs Arbeits Dienst call-up card, 19.9.36.

Entitled to: Infantry Assault Badge (in Silver) and Wound Badge in Black.

Born 1916 in Düsseldorf. He served: Jul.-Aug.39 with Infanterie-Regiment 58 based in Herford; Aug.-Oct.39 with Schützen-Ersatz-Bataillon 474 also based in Herford; Nov.39-Mar.42 with Infanterie-Regiment 474 of the 254.Infanterie-Division, 1940 active and based in France (Lille Rouen), 1941-42 active in Northern Russia (Leningrad, Wolchow). He got wounded for the first time on 7.12.41 by shrapnel, he was KIA on 16.3.42 in Rutschi.

Recent information German War Casualties Organization:
Nachname: Herden
Vorname: Rudolf
Dienstgrad: Obergefreiter
Geburtsdatum: 30.09.1916
Geburtsort: Oberhausen
Todes-/Vermisstendatum: 16.03.1942
Todes-/Vermisstenort: Rutschi
Probably nowadays buried as unknown soldier at the war cemetery in Sologubowka.

Weight 0.06 kg


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