Document Grouping to Unteroffizier Alois Brosig
Brosig served with Infanterie Regiment 183 / 62 Infanterie Division
The 62nd Infantry Division was set up on August 26, 1939 in Kanth near Breslau. After the establishment, the Army Reserve Division of the AOK 10 in the Opole area and then took part in the advance on Crete. After the end of the Polish campaign, the division was relocated to the Schnee-Eifel. From May 10, 1940, she took part in the western campaign, crossed Belgium and attacked across the Aisne west of Soissons in the area of Ham on the Somme. The division then took over security in the Orleans and Blois area at short notice. In June 1940 the division was relocated to Poland. On October 24, 1940, a third of the division (Staff 190, I./164, I./183, I./190) was transferred to the 323rd Infantry Division.
From June 22, 1941, the division took part in the Russian campaign and attacked south of Cholm over the Bug
Iron Cross Second Class – 12. July 1941 – Signed by Generalleutnant and Commander of the 62 ID – Walther Keiner (Knights Cross Winner)
Infantry Assault Badge – 1st of August 1941 – Signed by the Regimental Commander
Wounds Badge in Silver – 24th of June 1941 – Signed in Breslau
Promotion Document – 5 July 1941 – Signed by the Company Commander
It would seem that Alois lost a limb or had a severe wounding rendering him as not suitable for service anymore and he was thus discharged.