28 February 2017

0205 | Obituary | Johann Gruber



An obituary for Johann Gruber, a member of the 738th Regiment, 118th Jäger Division, killed during the fighting against the Partisan I Dalmatian Brigade (XXVI Division) on the island of Hvar, on 31 March 1944 (on the last day of the fighting, during the Partisan retreat from the island). The obituary reads: "In the Christian memory of our beloved brother, Corporal Johann Gruber, a farmer in Eugendorf, who, on 31 March 1944 in World War II, far from the homeland, on the island of Hvar (Dalmatia), at the age of 31, died a hero's death for the fatherland. May he rest in peace!" As can be seen in the photo, he was a holder of the Iron Cross 2nd Class.

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Osmrtnica za Johana Grubera, pripadnika 738. puka 118. lovačke divizije, poginulog u borbama protiv partizanske I dalmatinske brigade (XXVI divizije) na ostrvu Hvaru, 31. marta 1944. godine (poslednjeg dana borbi, tokom povlačenja partizana sa ostrva). Na osmrtnici piše: "U hrišćanski spomen na našeg voljenog brata, kaplara Johana Grubera, zemljoradnika u Ojgendorfu, koji je 31. marta 1944. u Drugom svetskom ratu daleko od domovine na ostrvu Hvaru (Dalmacija) u 31. godini života umro junačkom smrću za otadžbinu. Nek počiva u miru!" Kao što se vidi na slici, bio je nosilac Gvozdenog krsta II reda.

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