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WW2 German Soldbuch Kurt Sonntag Pionier 1939 1945 Hungary Solvakia

Army Soldbuch and Papers Set for Kurt Sonntag. He was a Gefreiter when the Soldbuch was started and was promoted to Obergefreiter 8 May 1945.  His dog tag was from Stamm Kompanie Bau Pionier Ersatz und Ausbildungs Batl. 4.  At the top of the page penciled in is his POW number.

WW2 German Soldbuch Kurt Sonntag Pionier 1939 1945 Hungary Solvakia

He was born 27 July 1900, in Oetrosch, Leipzig.  The Soldbuch was started 3 July 1944 and has the same ink stamp as that of his dog tag.

WW2 German Soldbuch Kurt Sonntag Pionier 1939 1945 Hungary Solvakia

He served with various companies of Bau Pionier Ersatz und Ausbildungs Batl. 4.  He had also served with Heeres Bau Pionier Brigade 107, which was engaged in Hungary and Slovakia.  The last entry is for Pionier Ersatz und Ausbildung Batl. 311, Loetzen.   The bataillon was destroyed there in January 1945.


He was married and lived near Leipzig.

WW2 German Soldbuch Kurt Sonntag Pionier 1939 1945 Hungary Solvakia

There is a clothing glue-in dated 28 March 1945, as well clothing issued January 1944.  He had been issued a helmet.

WW2 German Soldbuch Kurt Sonntag Pionier 1939 1945 Hungary Solvakia

He had a rifle and bayonet and turned it in 10 May 1945.


He had a gas mask, gas sheet, salve and bandages.

WW2 German Soldbuch Kurt Sonntag Pionier 1939 1945 Hungary Solvakia
WW2 German Soldbuch Kurt Sonntag Pionier 1939 1945 Hungary Solvakia

There is a shooting list glued in. It has dated from September 1944 to January 1945.

WW2 German Soldbuch Kurt Sonntag Pionier 1939 1945 Hungary Solvakia

January 1945, he visited the dentist.

On page 17, it shows him having been with 1 Marschkompanie Bau Pionier Ersatz und Ausbildungs Batl. 4.

He was promoted to pay grade 15 on 3 July 1944.


There is a travel notation to Merkkleeberg by Leipzig.

WW2 German Soldbuch Kurt Sonntag Pionier POW Until 1948
WW2 German Soldbuch Kurt Sonntag Pionier POW 1948

He received pay on May 10 and May 29, 1945.

There is the crossed out notation he was released from the military on 8 May 1945, and received his last pay on 30 April 1945.  It has the ink stamp from Pionier Regimentstab z.b.V. 107.


He had a 24 hour pass to travel to Markkleeberg, December 1944.