Obergefreiter Kurt Meier
Soldbuch was opened on the 1st of October 1941 in Berlin Eberswalde.
Meier was born in January 1913 in Berlin Steglitz, and was a sales man in his civilian career. Meier lived with his wife in Berlin Neuköln.
Reserve Panzer Grenadier Batl 8
Panzer Grenadier Regiment 142
Panzer Grenadier Regiment Holstein (18 Panzer Division)
The division defended an area on the Oder Front, and was destroyed near Kolberg in March of 1945. Although Meier survived and was then moved into another adhoc unit.
Panzer Grenadier Regiment 51
Elements fought for another short while with the majority ending up in Soviet hands by late March 1945 in the area of Ketzin.
Interestingly in the rear of the Soldbuch is a Soviet Permit allowing Meier to return home to Berlin in August of 1945.
War merit Cross with Swords 2nd Class
Panzer Assault Badge in Bronze
A nice late war Soldbuch to a lucky soldier who was allowed to return home shortly after the hostilities ended to his home city of Berlin.