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Scherf, Fritz

Updated: Sep 1, 2023

Born: 19.06.1915 in Geithain

KIA: 25.05.1944 in Italy

  • joined Panzerregiment 1 after 1935,

  • pursued the career of an Unteroffizier,

  • served during the Polish and French Campaigns as an Unteroffizier with the 7th Company of Panzerregiment 1,

  • transferred in August 1940 to the 3rd Company of Panzerabteilung A and shortly thereafter, to the 3rd Company of Panzerregiment 18,

  • transferred in August 1941 to the 9th Company of the same regiment,

  • transferred in 1942 to the newly formed Panzerabteilung 103,

  • he escaped the Stalingrad pocket and was KIA on 25.05.1944 in Italy, serving with the 2nd Company of the newly formed Panzerabteilung 103, last rank: Oberfeldwebel



Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross (30.09.1944), EKI (1941), EKII (1940), Panzer Assault Badge in Silver (1940)

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