Looking for great-uncles

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Ondrim
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Looking for great-uncles

Post by Ondrim » 14 Feb 2022 16:13

Hello everyone,
I'm looking for more information about the fates of my two great-uncles, especially in which unit they served. They served in the German army, unfortunately both fell. Are there people who could help me? In the attachment I send materials from Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e.V.
Thank you very much for your answers.

edit. I would like to add that Gautzsch is meant in Markkleeberg
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Re: Looking for great-uncles

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 14 Feb 2022 20:06

Hello Ondrim
Not much help from here but I‘m not sure “Dubewka” is correct. There is a “Dubowka” though just north of Stalingrad. Here’s a period map I found. Good luck in your research.
https://www.landkartenarchiv.de/mobil/u ... ka_II_1942

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Re: Looking for great-uncles

Post by GregSingh » 15 Feb 2022 01:05

especially in which unit they served
This is how to obtain records of military service of a relative:
https://www.bundesarchiv.de/EN/Content/ ... en-en.html
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Re: Looking for great-uncles

Post by smetanin albert » 15 Feb 2022 17:19

Correct spelling "Dubowka" (Es ist richtig).
Дубовка (Russische Rechtschreibung).
Дуб (Eiche) - дубовый(eichen) u.a.
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Re: Looking for great-uncles

Post by GregSingh » 16 Feb 2022 00:48

Quite a common name, could be anywhere.
There is a “Dubowka” though just north of Stalingrad
Yes, there is one, but Germans never got that far. Date also does not match (March 1942).
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Re: Looking for great-uncles

Post by Ondrim » 16 Feb 2022 15:59

GregSingh wrote:
15 Feb 2022 01:05
especially in which unit they served
This is how to obtain records of military service of a relative:
https://www.bundesarchiv.de/EN/Content/ ... en-en.html
Thank you very much. Well, it looks like a lot of forms..

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