Gustav Stühmer was born on April 8th, 1914 in Elsfleth, Oldenburg. Between 1935 and 1937 he was enlisted in the Infanterie-Regiment 58.
When war started he was once again drafted and placed with the 8. / Infanterie-Regiment 399.
From June 1941, the unit was put into action on the southern area of the Eastern Front. From August, Stühmer was appointed Zugführer with 11.Kompanie. After the fightings at the Crimea, the unit was placed in the front near Sebastopol. In August 1942, the unit with Stühmer was relocated to the Leningrad frontier. From october the unit fought on the banks of the Newa near Dubrowka. In January 1944 the Soviet troops advanced in the Leningrad and Nowgorod area. The unit of Stühmer here fought on the heights near Duderhof.
On February 16th, 1944 the unit was near Narwa in Estonia.
Here, Gustav Stühmer and his REgimental Commander Oberst Griesbach, were suprised by a granade attack on the Regimental headquarters near Waiware. During the attakc, Griesbach was severely wounded and Stühmer was killed. Stühmer was buried on the Heldenfriedhof in Toila, Estonia.
29th December 1942: Oberfeldwebel.
1935 - 1937: Drafted for service Infanterie-Regiment 58;
September 1939: Drafted for warservice 8. / Infanterie-Regiment 399;
August 1941: Zugführer 11. / infanterie-Regiment 399.
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