Kriegsgräberstätte - War Cemetery


Reimsbach - We Remember

Beckingen, Merzig-Wadern, Saarland, Germany

✅ We Remember of fallen soldiers Alexander Selent, Reinhold Kehl, Josef Hefele, Ignaz Ingerling buried here.

Wo sind sie geblieben ?

Wait for me, I'll come back, as many had said, to their wives, mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters and relatives have waited in vain for the homecoming to this day.

Wart’ auf mich, ich komm’ zurück, das hatten viele gesagt, zu ihren Frauen, Mütter Väter, Bruder, Schwester und Angehörige warteten vergeblich bis heute auf die Heimkehr.

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We Remember

📌 Name - S


Alexander Selent

ID-Nr: Alexander Selent
Kriegsgräberstätte, Reimsbach, Germany
Personal image of Alexander Selent
Polish flag
Family Name Selent Occupation: Soldier
Given Name Alexander Place of Residence: Lager - Pabjanice, 04.02.1940, (PL)
Date of Birth: 27.02.1916 Place of Birth: Neubrow am Bug, (PL)
District of Birth: Brest-Litowsk Nationality: Polnisch, of ethnic German (PL) / (DE)
Perents-Father: Michael Selent Country of Birth: Poland, origin of ethnic German
Parents-Mother: Alwine Selent,
born; Bendyk
Country of Birth: unknown
Date of Death: Day-? Dec.1944 Age: 28
Country of Death: Germany Federal state of Death: Saarland
Place of Death: near Nalbach District of Death: Merzig- Wadern / Saarlouis
unit: ...unknown ... rank: Obergefreiter-Corporal
Field mail ...unknown ... Cause of Death: killed in action
Division: 416th Infantry Division
Army Corps: Oct. 1944 to Jan. 1945, LXXXII
Army Group: 1st. Armee, G, Saarpfalz
1st Grave site: Reimsbach an der Saar, Ehrenfriedhof A view from the street side towards the entrance of the War Cemetery in Reimsbach with a look on the 3 Soldiers Bronze Statue at the forecourt.
Gravesite site: Reimsbach ... website
Cemetery final resting place: right side of Row-B, Grave-13
Cemetery final resting place: A view of the burial Grave site in Row-B,
A view of the burial Graveside -13 in Row-B,  of Alexander Sealant
Photo Location: Alexander Selent is one of 44 Soldiers buried at this Cemetery in Reimsbach/Saar Ehrenfriedhof which lost their lives in Dec. 1944
The gravesite, Historical Information: The Reimsbacher Ehrenfriedhof is a military cemetery, located at the foothills of the Hunsrücker Hochwald in the federal state of Saarland.
The Cemetery was built in the spring of 1940 as a forest cemetery by the 95th Infantry Division of the German Wehrmacht, which was used to secure the frontier and the west wall foothills, and is the last retirement of 314 war victims of different nationalities from the Second World War.
In the run-up to the Westwall campaign, there were 5 accidents in 1939, which were only added in later years.
The majority of the members of the 95th ID, about 126, fell on French soil during the attack on the Maginot Line on 13.05.1940 and the following days between Beckingen / Saar and Merzig / Saar on the other side of the border on French soil.
Kriegsgräber
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416th. Inf. Div., Location:
Saarpfalz area of:
Saar-Mosel:
On 04.Oct.1944, Arrival of the 416th. Inf. Div. on the Wesrfront in the area of Saarpfalz, Mosel-Saar where it fought the Western Allies.
On March 3rd, 1945 the Division made a fighting withdrawal in the region of Reimsbach, Schmelz, and Tholey-Sotzweiler south of St. Wendel.
The remains of the Division were formed into "Kampfgruppe 416. Infanterie-Division" which was overcome and finally taken by the Americans near Traunstein in the closing days of WWII.
Historical Development & Remarks: 29.08.1939, Occupying the Westwall along the Saar river, the main battle line was between Mettlach-Merzig-Beckingen.
03.09.1939 - 03.11.1939, Defence and protection of the apron in the south/west area of Merzig/Saar was established
05.11.1939 - 09.05.1940, Battlegroups and field fights in the area south/west of Merzig/Saar
13.05.1940 - 20.05.1940, Attacks on Maginot line and on forest stands of the 510 Engl. Inf. Div. in the area of the 79th. Inf. Div.
21.05.1940 - 16.06.1940, Dismantling from the previous combat section and relocating to the area south of Saarbrücken.
17.06.1940 - 24.06.1940, Beginning of the morn on Luneville and advanced to Epinal in France territory.
History: 13.05.1940, beginning of the French campaign
25.06.1940. Armistice with France.
Historical Development & Remarks
416. Infanterie-Division:
On November 17, 1944, the division's command post was in Tünsdorf, November 18 in Orscholz and November 19 in Trassem.
The divisional staff was in Taben on November 28 and in Taben-Rodt on December 3. On December 4, 1944, after a month of defensive fighting, the division still had a combat strength of 2,400 men, including 1,550 infantrymen.
Heavy battles for the West Wall followed and the retreat into the Mettlach area on the Orscholzriegel.
On January 14, 1945, the division still had a strength of 3,016 men. In the following weeks, the heavy defensive struggles continued at the Orscholzriegel / Saar-Mosel triangle.
From February 7 to 28, 1945, the division had 2,195 casualties.
On March 13, 1945, the American offensive began in the combat group 79th Volksgrenadier Division and the 416th Infantry Division.
In the section of combat group 79th Volksgrenadier Division, the Americans won the eastward heights of the Ruwer section and entered Waldrach from the north. In the area of ​​the 416th Infantry Division, American troops crossed the Saar and conquered Greimerath and the area west of it.
By evening the division had been pushed back to a front line between Scheiden - Bergen - Britten - Saarhölzbach.
The following day, the front of the division remained calm.
On March 15, the Americans attacked the front of the 416th Division on both sides of the road from Losheim to Britten, but could be stopped by direct fire from the artillery in the section of the division.
In the night of March 16, the LXXXII pulled out.
Army Corps on the line Lückenburg - Reinsfeld - forest edge eastwards Kell - forest edge eastwards Waldweiler - west edge of Steinberg - east edge of Confeld - northwestern edge of Mitlosheim - northwestern edge of Losheim back.
Research source:
Monument: Seddin, Municipality Groß Pankow, Landkreis Prignitz, Brandenburg
Web-Link to :

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Web-Link to :

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Web-Link to :

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Literature-Link to :

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We Remember

📌 Name - K


Reinhold Kehl

ID-Nr:

Reinhold Kehl
Kriegsgräberstätte, Reimsbach, Beckingen, Merzig-Wadern, Germany

Personal image during ww2 of Reinhold Kehl
Badge Division 95 ID
German Flagge
Family Name Kehl Occupation: Soldier
Given Name Reinhold Place of Residence: Rasdorf, (DE)
Date of Birth: 08.09.1912 Place of Birth: Rasdorf, (DE)
District of Birth: Nationality: German (DE)
Perents-Father: Kehl Country of Birth: Germany
Parents-Mother: Country of Birth: unknown
Date of Death: 13 May 1940 Age: 28
Country of Death: France Federal state of Death: Moselle, France
Place of Death: Westwall - Rémeldorf District of Death: 57320 Neunkirchen-lès-Bouzonville, France
unit: 95 ID - rank: Gefreiter - Private
Field mail ...unknown ... Cause of Death: killed in action
Division: 95 Infantry Division, German Wehrmacht
Army Corps: May. 1940, XXX. (20. May 1940)
Juni 1940 XXXV,
Corps / Map / XII 0540
Army Group: 1st. Armee, C, Saarpfalz
Saarpfalz, Maginotlinie
1st Grave site: Reimsbach an der Saar, Ehrenfriedhof A view from the street side towards the entrance of the War Cemetery in Reimsbach with a look on the 3 Soldiers Bronze Statue at the forecourt.
Website 👉 👉 👉 www.reimsbach2015.com
Cemetery final resting place: right side of Row-U, Grave-13 A view of the burial Grave site in Row-U of Reinhold Kehl ✞ 13.May.1940 at Reimsbach War Cemetery
Cemetery final resting place: A grave marker ✞ 13.May.1940 from a German soldier Reinhold Kehl
A grave marker from a German soldier Reinhold Kehl ✞ 13.May.1940
Photo Location: Reinhold Kehl was the first Soldier buried at this Cemetery in Reimsbach/Saar Ehrenfriedhof which lost his life on the first day of the combat on 14 May 1940.
The gravesite, Historical Information: The Reimsbacher Ehrenfriedhof is a military cemetery, located at the foothills of the Hunsrücker Hochwald in the federal state of Saarland, Germany.
The Cemetery was built in the spring of 1940 as a forest cemetery by the 95th Infantry Division of the German Wehrmacht, which was used to secure the frontier and the west wall foothills, and is the last retirement of 314 war victims of different nationalities from the Second World War.
In the run-up to the Westwall campaign, there were 5 accidents in 1939, which were only added in later years.
The majority of the members of the 95th ID, about 126, fell on French soil during the attack on the Maginot Line on 13.05.1940 and the following days between Beckingen / Saar and Merzig / Saar on the other side of the border on French soil.
Kriegsgräber
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95th. Inf. Div., Location:
Saarpfalz area of:
Maginotlinie:
At the end of December 1939, the division moved to the west wall.
In May and June 1940 she took part in the French campaign and broke through the Maginot Line near Merzig.
From August 1940 to February 1941 the division was on leave for harvesting.
Historical Development & Remarks: 29.08.1939, Occupying the Westwall along the Saar river, the main battle line was between Mettlach-Merzig-Beckingen.
03.09.1939 - 03.11.1939, Defence and protection of the apron in the south/west area of Merzig/Saar was established
05.11.1939 - 09.05.1940, Battlegroups and field fights in the area south/west of Merzig/Saar
13.05.1940 - 20.05.1940, Attacks on Maginot line and on forest stands of the 510 Engl. Inf. Div. in the area of the 79th. Inf. Div.
21.05.1940 - 16.06.1940, Dismantling from the previous combat section and relocating to the area south of Saarbrücken.
17.06.1940 - 24.06.1940, Beginning of the morn on Luneville and advanced to Epinal in France territory.
History: 13.05.1940, beginning of the French campaign
25.06.1940. Armistice with France.
TIME STORY,
Historical Development & Remarks
95. Infanterie-Division:
..
Research source:
Monument: Rasdorf
Web-Link to :

image of the website landing page volksbund.de 👉 👉 👉 www.volksbund.de/graebersuche/ Reinhold Kehl

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Web-Link to :

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Literature-Link to :

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We Remember

📌 Name - H


Josef Hefele

ID-Nr:

Josef Hefele
Kriegsgräberstätte, Reimsbach, Beckingen, Merzig-Wadern, Germany

Personal image during ww2 of Josef Hefele
German / Flagge
Family Name Hefele Occupation: Soldier
Given Name Josef Place of Residence: Kraftisried, (DE)
Date of Birth: 03.02.1925 Place of Birth: Kraftisried, (DE)
District of Birth: Municipality Kraftisried Nationality: German (DE)
Perents-Father: ? Country of Birth: ?
Parents-Mother: ? Country of Birth: unknown
Date of Death: 15 Dec. 1944 Age: 19
Country of Death: Germany Federal state of Death: Saarland, Germany
Place of Death: on the west wall, near Dillingen an der Saar District of Death: between Saarlouis and Merzig-Wadern, Germany
unit: ...unknown ... rank: Gefreiter / Private
Field mail ...unknown ... Cause of Death: killed in action
Division: ...unknown ...
Army Corps: ...unknown ...
Army Group: ...unknown ...
1st Grave site: Reimsbach an der Saar, Ehrenfriedhof A view from the street side towards the entrance of the War Cemetery in Reimsbach with a look on the 3 Soldiers Bronze Statue at the forecourt.
Website 👉 👉 👉 www.reimsbach2015.com
Cemetery final resting place: right side of Row-N, Grave-14 A view of the burial Grave site in Row-N of Josef Hefele ✞ 15.Dec.1944 at Reimsbach War Cemetery
Cemetery final resting place: Grave-14, Josef Hefele, A grave marker ✞ 15.Dec.1944 from a German soldier Josef Hefele
Photo Location: Josef Hefele age at 19 was one of the youngest Soldiers buried at this Cemetery in Reimsbach/Saar Ehrenfriedhof which lost his life 15. Dec. 1944 just a few months before ending the ww2. .
The gravesite, Historical Info.: The Reimsbacher Ehrenfriedhof is a military cemetery, located at the foothills of the Hunsrücker Hochwald in the federal state of Saarland, Germany.
The Cemetery was built in the spring of 1940 as a forest cemetery by the 95th Infantry Division of the German Wehrmacht, which was used to secure the frontier and the west wall foothills, and is the last retirement of 314 war victims of different nationalities from the Second World War.
In the run-up to the Westwall campaign, there were 5 accidents in 1939, which were only added in later years.
The majority of the members of the 95th ID, about 126, fell on French soil during the attack on the Maginot Line on 13.05.1940 and the following days between Beckingen / Saar and Merzig / Saar on the other side of the border on French soil.
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War Cemetery
volks-
bund.de

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friedhof/reimsbach

Research source:
Monument: Kraftisried
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📌 Name - I


Ignaz Ingerling

ID-Nr:

Ignaz Ingerling
Kriegsgräberstätte, Reimsbach, Beckingen, Merzig-Wadern, Germany

Personal image during ww2 of Ignatz Ingerling
German / Flagge
Family Name Ingerling Occupation: Soldier
Given Name Ignaz Place of Residence: Weinsfeld, (DE)
Date of Birth: 11.11.1909 Place of Birth: Weinsfeld, (DE)
District of Birth: Ortsteil der Stadt Hilpoltstein
Landkreis Roth.
Nationality: German (DE)
Perents-Father: ? Country of Birth: ?
Parents-Mother: ? Country of Birth: unknown
Date of Death: 17 Dec. 1944 Age: 35
Country of Death: Germany Federal state of Death: Saarland, Germany
Place of Death: on the west wall, near Düppenweiler District of Death: Merzig-Wadern, Saarland, Germany
unit: ...unknown ... rank: Obergefreiter / Corporal
Field mail ...unknown ... Cause of Death: killed in action
Division: ...unknown ...
Army Corps: ...unknown ...
Army Group: ...unknown ...
1st Grave site: Reimsbach an der Saar, Ehrenfriedhof A view from the street side towards the entrance of the War Cemetery in Reimsbach with a look on the 3 Soldiers Bronze Statue at the forecourt.
Website 👉 👉 👉 www.reimsbach2015.com
Cemetery final resting place: left side of Row-N, Grave-7 A view of the burial Grave site in Row-N of Ignatz Ingerling ✞ 17.Dec.1944 at Reimsbach War Cemetery
Cemetery final resting place: Grave-7, Ignatz Ingerling A grave marker ✞ 17.Dec.1944 from a German soldier Ignaz Ingerling
Photo Location: Ignatz Ingerling age at 35 is one Soldiers buried at this Cemetery in Reimsbach/Saar Ehrenfriedhof which lost his life 17. Dec. 1944 just a few months before ending the ww2. .
The gravesite, Historical Info.: The Reimsbacher Ehrenfriedhof is a military cemetery, located at the foothills of the Hunsrücker Hochwald in the federal state of Saarland, Germany.
The Cemetery was built in the spring of 1940 as a forest cemetery by the 95th Infantry Division of the German Wehrmacht, which was used to secure the frontier and the west wall foothills, and is the last retirement of 314 war victims of different nationalities from the Second World War.
In the run-up to the Westwall campaign, there were 5 accidents in 1939, which were only added in later years.
The majority of the members of the 95th ID, about 126, fell on French soil during the attack on the Maginot Line on 13.05.1940 and the following days between Beckingen / Saar and Merzig / Saar on the other side of the border on French soil.
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War Cemetery
volks-
bund.de

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volksbund.de
friedhof/reimsbach

Research source:
Monument:

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Weinsfeld, Stadt-Denkmal, Ignaz Ingerling l

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Ignaz Ingerling l

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