Scheriau, Wilhelm

    Date of birth:
    August 21st, 1916
    Nationality:
    Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

    Biography

    Wilhelm Scheriau entered service with the Alpen Jäger-Regiment 11 at Klagenfurt on April 18th, 1934. Beceause his unit was disbanded, he was discharged on May 3rd, 1945.

    Promotions:
    September 4th, 1936: Infanteristen titulär Gefreiten;
    October 26th, 1938: Unteroffizier;
    November 1st, 1944: Wachtmeister;
    February 4th, 1945: Hauptmwachtmeister.

    Career:
    Österreichisches Bundesheer:
    April 18th, 1934 - May 31st, 1935: Alpen Jäger-Regiment 11, Klagenfurt;
    June 1st, 1935 - March 13th, 1938: Infanterie-Regiment 7, Kärnten;
    Deutsche Reichsheer:
    March 14th, 1938 - July 3rd, 1938: 3. / Flak-Abteilung Steyr;
    July 4th, 1938 - October 26th, 1938: 4. / Flak-Regiment 11, Lüdenscheid;
    1938 - 1941: Zollamt;
    February 16th, 1941 - February 28th, 1941: Ausbildungslager;
    March 28th, 1941 - April 30th, 1941: Ersatz- und Ausbildungskompanie 9/195;
    April 10th, 1942 - April 23rd, 1942: 6. / leichte Flak-Ersatz-Abteilung 92;
    April 24th, 1942 - November 10th, 1942: 1. / schwere Flak-Abteilung 304;
    November 11th, 1942 - November 29th, 1942: Sperrfeuer Batterie 49;
    November 30th, 1942 - May 3rd, 1945: 1. / schwere Flak-Abteilung 287.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Unteroffizier (Corporal)
    Unit:
    1. / schwere Flak-Abteilung 287 / Flak-Regiment 137
    Awarded on:
    June 7th, 1943
    DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Unteroffizier (Corporal)
    Unit:
    1. / schwere Flak-Abteilung 287 / Flak-Regiment 137
    Awarded on:
    February 24th, 1944
    Flakkampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Unteroffizier (Corporal)
    Unit:
    1. / schwere Flak-Abteilung 287 / Flak-Regiment 137
    Awarded on:
    March 16th, 1944
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Unteroffizier (Corporal)
    Unit:
    1. / schwere Flak-Abteilung 287 / Flak-Regiment 137
    Awarded on:
    June 20th, 1944
    Tätigkeitsabzeichen der Flakartillerie
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Unteroffizier (Corporal)
    Unit:
    1. / schwere Flak-Abteilung 287 / Flak-Regiment 137
    Awarded on:
    June 27th, 1944
    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptwachtmeister
    Unit:
    1. / schwere Flak-Abteilung 287 / Flak-Regiment 137
    Awarded on:
    April 16th, 1945
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse

    Sources

    • Photo 1: Yuriy Danilushkin collection
    • Photo: Yuriy Danilushkin collection
    • - Dienstausweis Hauptzollamt Fürstenfeld
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