Zöllner was born in Berlin on the 18th of October 1911 into a protestant family. In his civilian career he
was a civil servant, living with his wife in Berlin Mitte on the Krausnickstr.
He was enlisted into the Wehrmacht in 1939, taking up an administrational desk job in the school for fast troops in Wünsdorf and
later in Zossen and in May 1942 he was promoted to NCO.
In early 1945, Zöllner was issued a Czech pistol, a Model 1927 and was in the Potsdam-Nedlitz at the Ludendorff barracks serving with:
On the 28th of April he was hit with a grenade splinter, and on the 1st of May he was still in Berlin and was awarded the Black Wounds Badge on the 1st of May 1945 on the frontline by an
Abschnitt E Officer with the Feldpost Number 65976.
(Abschnitt E: Oberstleutnant Römhild(t) – FPN 65976)
According to records Zöllner survived the war, but it is unknown what happened to him after.
Featured in Battle of Berlin book, details will be given to the new owner. A very hard to find battle, Zöllner was lucky not to have been killed, the awarding of the Wounds Badge in Black on the first of May is a very nice addition to this Soldbuch, just a few days before hostilities ended.