A Wehrpass to the 14th Battalion Special Trained Territorial Infantry
A Wehrpass to the 14th Battalion Special Trained Territorial Infantry - Josef Anderle Wehrpass, 56 pages and one photograph, very fine. Anderle was born on December 26th, 1886 in the region of Landskron in the Sudetenland. He has his nationality down as German, and notes that preciously he was a citizen of the Czechoslovakian Republic. He was catholic, and married with one child, and worked as a book keeper. He attended a specialized Volksschule and also a trade school for weavers, which was his father’s trade. He was proficient in Czech. He was a veteran of the Imperial Austrian Army, having served with the 30th Gunnery Regiment from 1915 to 1918. On April 22nd, 1944 he was conscripted and came in for inspection at the Military District Office in Zittau, Saxony. He was ruled conditionally fit and placed with the local militia. His official post was to the 14th Battalion Special Trained Territorial Infantry based in Milowitz in September 1944; he was trained with the 302 Rifle. In November 1944 he received special training to be an Unteroffizier specializing in defence against gas, and also in handling military secrets and counterespionage. He was wounded in an accident in December, 1944 that bruised his right leg.