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  1. Hallo! Maybe Patrick has it? http://military-books.lima-city.de/hp02/index.html But he´s still in holidays until the end of month.
  2. Hello! The fact, that Ernst was written in brackets indicates, that there must be another one with the name Luyken
  3. Hello! I only have the ranklists of 1906 and 1908. 1906: Lt. v. Busse (prom. 18.10.03), 6.Batterie Lt. v. Studnitz (prom. 22.6.06), 2.Batterie Lt. v. Bonin (prom. 27.1.99), 5.Batterie 1908: Lt. v. Busse, 1.Batterie Lt. v. Studnitz , 2.Batterie Lt. v. Bonin, 6.Batterie The rank Oberleutnant v. Bonin seems to be wrong. The ranklist 1909 shows him as Lt.d.Ldw. in Garde-Landwehr of 2.Garde-Feldart.Rgt. The ranklist 1911 shows him as Oberleutnant d.Ldw. in Garde-Landwehr of 2.Garde-Feldart.Rgt. So, it was wrong or the card was written in 1910/11 I can´t read N°3
  4. I don´t know. That´s just a guess. It´s possible. When we have the reverse I could check the official recordings of the war. The regiment fought: 1.9. Sedan, 5.9. Montmedy; 29.9. Li´Isle Adam; 9.10. Gisors; 14.10. Ecouis; 19./20.10. Etrepagny; 22.10. Vernon; 25.10. Longchamps; 6.11. Le Thiel; 7.11. Forêt la Folie; 19.-29.9. and 26.11.-28.1. Paris
  5. In the ranklist 70/71 is a v. Kunheim with EK II: Sec.Lt. v. Kunheim in Garde-Train-Bataillon. Note the the rank "Oberleutnant" came-up not before 1899. Before it was called Seconde-Lieutenant for Leutnant and Premier-Lieutetant for Oberleutnant. So the script must have been written after 1899/1900 The ranklist 1869 shows two v. Kunheim (1x Sec.Lt, 1x Pr.Lt.) in Cavalry of 7.Ostpreuß. Landwehr-Rgt.Nr.44. Thet means, Sc.Lt. Kunheim was in the Landwehr before the war and had been activated for the war, probably in 1870. But I´m not sure, that he is the man in the photo, but he is our only hint...
  6. Sometimes the writer could be wrong... In the list of 70/71 EK owners I´ve found a Sec.Lt. Rudolf Emil v. Kunheim in 1.Garde-Drag.Rgt.
  7. The plate is stolen from the net... Maybe the reverse will help next week
  8. You´re right. I´ve checked a few books. The man wears an "Interimsrock" This tunic was worn around the 50s and the early 70s. So it´s a quiete rare photo! Here is a Interimsrock of a dragoner of the line. Guards didn´t have any Litzen
  9. Ah OK. Then let's wait a while. Or maybe another one knows more
  10. Could you show the reverse, please? I don´t believe it´s 1813 one.
  11. Hmmm, I´ve got a list of EK owners of 70/71. No Könemann...
  12. Hello! Do you have an era? Is it an EK 70/71 or 1914? The tunic doesn´t look like a Dragoner
  13. Hello! I think, Grey C is wrong. According to the Oldenburg medals, Major v. Bartenwerffer of the Generalstab didn´t have any Oldenburg medals. I´ve found the right one in the 1908 ranklist in Generalstab V.Armeekorps Posen. He promoted to Hauptmann 20.3.06 and in 1909 he served with 5th comp./Leibgarde-Inf.Rgt,.115 (Hessen) He had this Oldenburg medal: OV3b: http://www.ehrenzeichen-orden.de/deutsche-staaten/oldenburger-haus-und-verdienstorden-ritterkreuz-2-klasse-mit-krone-1860.html Ranklist 1912: Chief of staff (3.Division Stettin), additional medal: RAO4, Hauptmann Ranklist 1913: Chief of staff (3.Division Stettin), Major (prom.1.10.12) Ranklist 1914: Generalstab der Armee, Großer Generalstab, Major
  14. Hello Ed! Bayern was absolutely right. The regiment (a Hessen one), belonged in 1918 to 112.Inf,.Brig. (56.Inf.Div.) From july until October 19, the division was located near Bailleul (west of Armentières), then it fell beck back east of Roubaix. Novembr 8, it was near Avelgem (east of Kortrijk)
  15. Ooops, I´m sorry. I wrote 16.11.4. I meant 16.11.14 GreyC was wrong. The Ranklist of honour says, he served again since May 20, 1914 as chief of staff of Inf.Rgt.117. But no entry in Ranklist 1914. His last job in the war was commander of 31.Res.Brig. (since May 1, 1918) Sec.Lt.: 13.9.84 Pr.Lt.: ? Hauptmann: 25.11.98 Major: 27.1.08 Oberstleutnant: 22.4.14 Oberst: 21.1.17 Ranklist 1886: Sec.Lt. in Inf.Rgt.111 (a regiment from Baden) Ranklist 1890: Sec.Lt. in Inf.Rgt.111 (commanded to Kadetten-Haus Bensberg) Ranklist 1895: Pr.Lt. in Inf.Rgt. 111 (commanded to Kriegsakademie) Ranklists 1899-1906: Hauptmann in Inf.Rgt. 111 First entries of medals in ranklist 1906: RAO4, BZ3bmE I don´t have the ranklist 1907 Ranklist 1908: Major in Inf.Rgt. 60 Ranklist 1909: Major in Inf.Rgt. 60. Added medal: Dienstauszeichnungskreuz No entry in Ranklist 1911 (I don´t have the 1910)
  16. Hello! August Weiz (* 27.8.1864 ; + 17.11.1927) 16.11.4-16.12.16: commander Inf.Rgt.42 1.5.18-20.1.19: commander 31.Res.Inf.Brig. (as colonel) Unfortunately no infos for 1917-1918
  17. Romanian armored car - What model?

    Thanks for the infos!!!
  18. Romanian armored car - What model?

    Hello! Sorry, I just saw it right now. That are interesting news. I´ve never heard about a manufacture called Mgebrov. How will that be pronounced???
  19. Hello! To me it´s a student cap. The cap band is the so-called "Couleur", that show the different students fraternities https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Couleur