of Report of Danish Police on Fold 3,
Headquarters of L 51 205 Military Postal Number Lgpa
Copy: Report of Danish Police:
The body of a flyer with
parachute was washed ashore on the Eastend of Eriks Hale (here,
AS) near Marstal, where Shoemaker Rusell (found) it according to a phone
call of Doctor Faager-Eriksen. As the signer was present shortly afterwards,
the body was transported by wagon to the morgue near Marstal. An examination
of the body under the assistance of church warden Nummelin, District of
Marstal resulted in the following findings:
1. Several fabric belts with
hooks and buckles strapped to the upper part of the body.
2. A yellow
rubber collar (life belt) around the neck
3. A suit of green cloth with
4. 1 grey scarf (woolen)
5. grey undersuit with long
sleeves and zip fastener
6. 1 pair of grey canvas boots
7. 1 -
- brown socks
8. 1 - -
long pants of greyish fabric
9. 1 - -
10.1 - - grey drawers
11.1 canvas suit, pants and jacket of overall type with breast
and knee pockets.
12.1 grey knitted vest with long sleeves
14.1 large parachute of white silk strapped to the body
2 identification tags on a string around the
neck with the following inscription: Jack E. Wagner, 33506689 - T-43 - 43 O
16. A golden ring on the left ringfinger.
17. A bracelet with plate
and the following engravings, around the wright wrist: Love Dottie -
33506689 - Jack E. Wagner
18. A fountain pen
19. A magazine with m/6
20. A small leather pocket book containing several
photographs and papers by which can be determined that the found Jack E.
Wagner was born on September 21, 1925 at Harrisburgh, Pennsylvania, where
his home is.
The body is unrecognizable but on the whole well preserved
and had been in water for a long time.
Part of it is in the process of decay
and causes such a stench, that a coffin had to be
requisitioned to put it in
immediately. The found effects were taken over.
(Supplement to the
The dead was found today on the beach of Eriks
Hale. The body was found in a lying position, clad in a flying suit. It was
taken to the morgue in Marstal. Clothes were removed. Part of the body is in
the process of decay. Most of the skin has cast off in blisters. There were
no signs of external wounds.
To certify the correctness of this report:
Headquarters Military Postal Number
L 51 205
2nd Lt. and Co.Leader