• Soldbuch to Obergefreiter Josef Braunauer. Joining the Wehrmacht in April 1942, the Austrian hairdresser was mainly with a number of Gebirgsjäger reserve units, but also spent some time fighting with the 11. Kompanie of Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 99. In the Summer of 1944, he was sent to Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 1136, better known as Reserve-Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 136. This unit was located on the Adriatic sea with Armeekorps "Adriatisches Küstenland", covering coastal parts of northern Italy, Slovenia and Istria. During the fights in this area, probably against partisans, Braunauer was wounded by shrapnel late August 1944. He earned the Verwundetenabzeichen and survived the war.  
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Gebirgsjäger Soldbuch, WIA Adriatic Sea

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