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Hello Chris

is it possible they are both ‘one’?

Armee Korps I over Regt 1

i don’t know if the combination existed but you may?

 

Photo AK11 below (not mine!)

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tony

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Armee Korps was my first thought also...  bayer. I AK ... 1. Landsturm unit something or another.  But I haven't seen before this dual numbered helmet cover either.

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Posted (edited)

Hello!

I.1 = Bayerisches Garnisons-Bataillon Nr.1 (bavarian garrison-bataillon N° 1) of the first bavarian army corps.

Formed June 4, 1915 in Munich. Placed in Rosenheim, used as border and railway protection.

The soldiers normally were "garnisonsverwendungsfähig" (usable in garrison) and not "kriegsverwendungsfähig" (usable at war), that means, they were not able to fight at the front, but only serving in the garrison. They also served in POW camps.

Note, this man has a Mosin-Nagant M1891 rifle!

Garnisons-Bataillon_I.1_Rosenheim_(Mosin-Nagant_M1891).jpg

Edited by The Prussian

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Posted (edited)

Yet, you did. Last thursday... :D

By the way. Infos in Kraus, vol. I, page 516

Edited by The Prussian

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Shoulder straps of the Bavarian Garnisons Bataillonen looked like this...(in this case, K.B.III.A.K., 5.Komp.).

Straps, III.b.A.K., 5.Garnison Batl.jpg

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