October 1942: Funker
Very good and complete condition. Minimal wear.
Bodo’s Soldbuch was opened on 15.10.1942 at Stammkompanie (6. Kompanie) / Nachrichten-Ersatz-Abteilung 20 which was based in Hamburg.
After basic training Bodo was transferred to Nachrichten-Abteilung 269 where he served as a Funker (radio man) from January 1943 (control stamp on page 15 issued 26.1.1943).
Bodo Served with Nachrichten-Abteilung-269 whilst the division served a occupying force in Norway. Nachrichten-Abteilung-269 was located in the cities of Bergen-Haukeland and Voss.
In November 1944 the 269. Infanterie-Division was transferred to the Alsace region in the French/German borderland where it was engage in heavy fightings against US forces. Bodo was not part of this as he was transferred to Nachrichten-Kompanie 280 which was part of the 280. Infanterie-Division. 280. Infanterie-Division served as occupying force in Norway until the end of the war and Bodo remained in Norway and most likely went into British captivity.
As an interesting note page 20 can be mentioned. On this page it is confirmed that according to article 53 under the military law it is not allowed to possess foreign currency when returning to Germany.
Bodo survived the war.