|Birth: ||May 16, 1915, Germany|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 1944|
Place of birth: Königsberg.
Shot on the city square by an English private.
Paugstadt had still 2 handgrenades in his belt while taking POW.The Private presummed Paugstadt would use the grenades. His last words: "What did I do wrong?" He was taken to the Hospital, and died the same day.
Major Hugh Johnston wrote:Some shooting across the square drew my attention to two private soldiers herding more Germans towards the central mob. One German, whom I later learnt had tried to use a grenade, was writhing on the ground.The Jocks were very light on the trigger!
Buried Algemene Begraafplaats Middelburg.
Reburied 11/1955 Ysselsteyn.
Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof Ysselsteyn
Created by: Fred
Record added: Apr 18, 2011
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