German SIG #Germany Re: WWI rank of San. Vizefeldwebel #germany
Tobias A. Kemper <kemper@...>
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Hello Nancy Korn,
In my grandfather's Gebete der Israeliten that he carried in WWI,...
Was this a standard rank or more elevated, and what would it have meantfor the rank of a Feldwebel, see
"The highest ranking Non-Commissioned Officer until 1918, the Feldwebel
acted as Company Sergeant Major."
The Vize-Feldwebel was subordinated to the Feldwebel. There were two
main possibilities to get the rank of a Vizefeldwebel:
a) Professional soldiers after 15 years of duty.
b) So called "Einjaehrig-Freiwillige" (soldiers with higher education who
had passed their first officer's exam to get the rank of an Officer of
Also if anyone can point me to reference materials about theIt seems that Pionier-Kompanie 362 was founded in 1916.
Regards, Tobias A. Kemper firstname.lastname@example.org