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SS-Kavallerie Regiment 3 (later 17)

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Ustuf. Friedrich Fassler

Postby waffen-IDF on 04 Jan 2010 05:45

Ustuf. Friedrich Fassler

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KIA 18.3.44 Zug.Fhr 2./SS-Kav.Rgt.17

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Re: SS-Kavallerie Regiment 3 (later 17)

Postby Mikedc on 05 Jan 2010 17:34

Hello Waffen-IDF,

Thanks for this info about Fassler, it was welcome for sure.


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Re: SS-Kavallerie Regiment 3 (later 17)

Postby W.Vermeer on 07 Feb 2010 20:17

For the record, Fritz Haberstroh did not receive the Infanterie-Sturm-Abzeichen on 4th february 1943, but the Allgemeine Sturmabzeichen. When you look to his photo, you can see just the top of an unmistaken Allgemeine Sturmabzeichen:

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Re: SS-Kavallerie Regiment 3 (later 17)

Postby Mikedc on 07 Feb 2010 21:20

Hello W. Vermeer,
Thanks for telling us about that award-correction and for posting this nice photo from Haberstroh.

And this is what I've found about F. Fassler
Nachname: Fassler
Vorname: Friedrich Bruno Ignatz
Dienstgrad: Untersturmführer
Geburtsdatum: 04.02.1920
Geburtsort: Wien
Todes-/Vermisstendatum: 18.03.1944
Todes-/Vermisstenort: B.Bielin
Friedrich Bruno Ignatz Fassler wurde noch nicht auf einen vom Volksbund errichteten Soldatenfriedhof überführt oder konnte im Rahmen unserer Umbettungsarbeiten nicht geborgen werden. Nach den uns vorliegenden Informationen befindet sich sein Grab derzeit noch an folgendem Ort: Kowel - Ukraine
Source: VDK-website

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