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Here is a disc that belonged towards a KIA glider pilot.

Can anyone enlighten me on what the meaning would be from the lettering?

Am i correct that L.G. Kdo III does stand for :

Luft Gau Kommando III ?

This is his first ID disc, as accordingly toward shis Wehrpass he received a new one later on with the following code :

63039 A - 91

Thank for looking + for future explanation :cheeky:

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Hi Stijn,

You are correct.. L.G. Kdo III does stand for Luftgau Kommando III.

I'm probably wrong but the numbers (63039 A) on his later disc look like a Feldpost number??

Hi John,

Thank you for the confirmation. Any idea in wich time period we have to place this item?

A) Luftgau Kdo III = Hamburg (that is indeed the area from wich our person was)

And iff my sources are correct then the name as shown Luftgau Kdo III has the following history :

Formed 1.4.37 in Hamburg.

12.10.37 renamed Luftgau-Kommando III.

4.2.38 renamed Luftgau-Kommando X.

(source: http://www.ww2.dk/ground/hq/lg3.htm )

B) Then we offcoarse have the number : 63039

This can not possibly be the feldpostnr. As when i look that one up it has the following unit : (25.11.1944-8.5.1945) 16.3.1945 Landessch?tzen-Zug der Luftwaffe 403/XI

Then our soldier was already dead (he did die on 03.11.1943 in a crash with his Go 242). So datewise it can not possibly be a feldpostnr.

The nr. is also written in the Wehrpass as Erkennungsmarke . That would also declare the A (=bloodtype) and the 91 (Stammrollnummer).

Any idea's? (will post a scan later to confirm this)

Cordial greetings, :speechless:

Cordial greetings,

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