Steenderen

Grave: AM-12-293

Died:

ID TAG:Nordl Lg 2878

Washed up:27-04-1945

Reburied: 07-03-1956

       Location: General Cemetery,Steenderen

 

 

 

347.Infanterie-Division (bodenstadig) had been formed in late 1942 for garrison duty in Holland. In April 1944 it had received (Nordkaukasische) Infanterie-Bataillon 803 and (Turkestanische) Infanterie-Bataillon 787, which made up the fourth battalion of Festungs-Infanterie-Regiment 860 and 861 respectively. It was committed to the fighting in the Normandy campaign and destroyed. On October 21, 1944 it had been reorganized to include three regiments of two battalions each. Grenadier-Regiment 860 was formed from Erganzung und Ausbildungs Bataillon 77 and 412; Grenadier-Regiment 861 from the staff of Erganzung und Ausbildungs Regiment 536, Erganzung und Ausbildungs Bataillon 454 and Landwehr-Festungs-Bataillon VII; and Grenadier-Regiment 880 from the staff of Reserve-Grenadier-Regiment 36, as well as Reserve-Grenadier-Bataillon 80 and 107. The division's Artillerie-Regiment 347 had four battalions.

Grave: CD-10-239

Died:

ID TAG:

Reburied: 13-12-1949

                      Location: Steenderen

Grave: CD-10-248

Died:

ID TAG:669 A.B. 2.K.P.Ers.BI.Btl/90

Reburied: 13-12-1949

                      Location: Steenderen