Wehrpass Juergensen

 
WW2 German Wehrpass Juergensen VGAD Verstärker Grenzaufsichtdienst France 1944 VGD Bataillon Stern

Wehrpass for Carlos Juergensen, born 26 April 1896, Cüxhaven.  He was married and worked in the customs machine office.

The Wehrpass was started in Hamburg, 1 March 1938. 

WW2 German Wehrpass Juergensen VGAD Verstärker Grenzaufsichtdienst France 1944 VGD Bataillon Stern

He completed Volksschule and had a Patent level 4.


27 March 1944, he was given a military draft physical and fount fit as Landwehr I a.

WW2 German Wehrpass Juergensen VGAD Verstärker Grenzaufsichtdienst France 1944 VGD Bataillon Stern

He had been in the Marine in Kiel, 1 May 1915.





He had been discharged from military service as a Masch. Maat, 20 January 1920, Cüxhaven.

WW2 German Wehrpass Juergensen VGAD Verstärker Grenzaufsichtdienst France 1944 VGD Bataillon Stern
WW2 German Wehrpass Juergensen VGAD Verstärker Grenzaufsichtdienst France 1944 VGD Bataillon Stern

He had written and requested to once again join the Naval Service in 1935.  He received his reply from II Admiral der Ostsee, Kiel, 5 June 1935.  They were happy he once again wanted to serve, but he was too old.

WW2 German Kommandostelle des Grenzschutzen Frankreich VGAD Personal-Buch

Also included is his Kommandostelle des Zollgrenzschutzes France (VGAD) Personal-Buch.  The outer cover is a green cardboard. The inner part is simply green paper.  It measures roughly 4 x 4.5 inches.  As you can see, both have tape to the spine.

WW2 German Wehrpass Juergensen VGAD Verstärker Grenzaufsichtdienst France 1944 VGAD Bataillon Stern

The Personal-Buch lists him as a customs machinist and that we was originally assigned to the Main Customs Office Hamburg Border.  His dog tag reads, Zollgrenzschutz Paris, für d. Kommandstelle des Zollgrenzschutzes Frankreich . Paris.

WW2 German Wehrpass Juergensen VGAD Verstärker Grenzaufsichtdienst France 1944 VGAD Bataillon Stern

The Personal-Buch was started 17 January 1944 by the Vertsraker Grenzaufsichtdienst Rochefort VGAD, (reinforced border supervision services).  This is the same ink stamp over his photo.  His next-of-kin was his wife in Hamburg.

WW2 German Wehrpass Juergensen VGAD Verstärker Grenzaufsichtdienst France 1944 VGAD Bataillon Stern

Page 8 sheds more light on Jürgensen.  On 5 October 1918, while in the hospital in Hamburg, Jürgensen was awarded the WW1 U-Boot Combat Badge.  8 December 1934, he was awarded the Hindenburg Cross for Combatants in Hamburg.  And, 20 April 1944, he was awarded the War Service Cross 2nd Class with Swords by the VGAD Rochefort, France.


From 19 March to 7 April 1944, he was in Hamburg and Cüxhaven.

WW2 German Wehrpass Juergensen WW1 U-Boot Badge

It lists him as serving 21 October 1941 to 20 August 1944 with the VGD in Rochefort.  21 August 1944 to 9 September 1944 lists a retreat through France.  10 September 1944 to 26 October 1944 lists him in France with VGD Bataillon Stern.

WW2 German Wehrpass Juergensen VGAD Verstärker Grenzaufsichtdienst France 1944 VGAD Bataillon Stern

From 25 September to 26 October 1944, he was treated for stomach problems.  Nice ink stamp from 2 Company Grenzschutzbataillon Stern.