- Small document grouping to Gefreiter Adam Schmidt. He was a Western Front trench soldier during the First World War, with very detailed battle entries in the Militärpass. One is over 30 cm long! Included are the Namur forts, the Houthulst wood, the famous battle for Passchendaele in 1917, and the Schelde (Escaut) river in 1918. He was wounded twice, the first on in Russia 1941, and then in Meteren (France) in July 1918. Apart from the Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz and the Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer, he was also awarded the EKII in April 1917.
- During WWII, Schmidt was called up again in 1944 to serve with Landesschützen-Bataillon 602 in his home city Kassel.
- The group consists of:
- Militärpass packed with entries.
- Wehrpass in excellent conditon.
- Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer award document.
- Two postcard sized photos, of which one was shipped as Feldpost.
- Four more documents, including his Entlassungsschein.
Militärpass & Wehrpass Passchendaele veteran
- Product Code: DF019
- Availability: In Stock