WW2 Death Cards 8

 

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Feldwebel and Platoon Leader Johann Forster, Infantry Regiment.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class, Anti-Partisan Badge in Silver, War Service Cross with swords, Russian Front Medal, Czech Anschluss Medal and Wound Badge. 

Badly wounded in the arms by a mortar and died on the East Front, 6 March 1944.

The single page double sided card measures about 2.75 x 4.5 inches.

In good condition, showing very slight age.

$50

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Wachtmeister Franz Kasberger, Flak Regiment.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class and Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge

Killed in the East 5 June 1943.  He was 29.

The single page double sided card measures about 2.5 x 4.25 inches.

Includes German Graves Office slip listing him as dieing  in Field Hospital 6-532 Mariupol and buried in Mariupol, Ukraine.

Bundesarchiv lists him as serving with 2 Batterie Flak Regiment 5. Killed by a fracture to the base of his skull.

In good condition, showing very slight age. My scanner exaggerated the spots.

$20

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Gefreiter Johann Wegner, Kraftfahrer Unit.

Killed in the East, 17 December 1941.

He was 30. He joined his mother 7 months later in death.

Photo in NSKK uniform!

The single page single sided card measures about 4.5 x 2.5 inches.

Bundesarchiv lists him as serving with Stab Division Nachschub Führer (mot) 900.  Killed by an infantry round to the head, Spasskoye, Russia.

Back of card has a cross and helmet.

$10

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Luftwaffe Unteroffizier Georg Sillinger, Stab I Flak Regiment 5.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class, Wound Badge and Russian Front Medal.

After 5.5 years true service, he was killed 15 January 1944, in the East.He was 27.

Double sided single page card measures about 2.5 x 4.5 inches. 

Bundesarchiv lists he was killed by projectile shrapnel to the back in Dsengelowka, and lists him as a driver.

In good condition.

$12

WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Army Feldwebel Platoon Leader Anti-Partisan Badge

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WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Hauptmann Gebrigs Artillery Regiment

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Hauptmann and Battery Chief Leo Lampart, Gebrigs Artillery Regiment. 

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class, Iron Cross 1st Class, Russian Front Medal and many more medals. 

He was killed on Kuban, 14 April 1943.

Nice officer photo with the Iron Cross 1st on his tunic.

Single sided double page card measures about 5 x 6.5 inches.  Back of card has an Iron Cross.

Includes German Graves Office slip listing him as killed in Krymskaja and buried in Krymsk, Russia.

Bundesarchiv lists him as having served with 1 Batterie Artillery Regiment 81. He was killed by the full impact of an artillery round.

In excellent condition.

$30

Ww2 German Death Card Sterbebild Luftwaffe Flak Ground Combat Badge
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild NSKK Driver Unit 1941
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Flak Iron Cross KIA East 1944
WW2 German Death Card Sterbebild Brothers born Pittsburgh USA

WW2 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army brothers Johann and Karl Pfefferl, from Obermoos.

Gefreiter Johann Pfefferl was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA!  He served in 10 Company Infantry Regt. 261.  He was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class and the Infantry Assault Badge.

He was killed during an assault in the East, 13 May 1942. He was 23.  Bundesarchiv lists the location as Marjewka, Ukraine and that he was shot in the head.

Gefreiter Karl Pfefferl was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class and the Wound Badge. 

He was killed 5 September 1943, in the East. The Graves Registration lists he died at the main aid station Field Hospital 770 Poltawa, and was buried under the unknowns at Charkow, Russia.

Double page double sided card measures about 6 x 5 inches.

Very good condition.

$18