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Stijn David

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  1. Hello, And the citation to complete this thread (Source: Zelosko, Für Badens Ehre) Cordial greetings
  2. Hi Guys Thanks for the replys. I am still researching this soldier. Untill now not known if he earned the EK1. As far as i know are the Kriegsstammrollen of the RIR238 no longer in existance. But i can ne wrong offcoarse. A beautifull Medal from a very Brave Soldier. Cordial greetings
  3. Hello, I would like to show the Medal Bar of Uffz. Reissfelder Karl, he was awarded the SMKFVM (Silberne Carl Friedrich Verdienstmedaille) for his shown Bravery in the Battle near Kemmel (Flanders) in early May 1918. Cordial greetings,
  4. Hello Here is the Gold Military Merit Medal - Württemberg, 333 Gold. Awarded to Gefr. Trumpp Friedrich Christian on 12.01.1917. Gefr. Trumpp was KIA in June 1918 during a attack on French positions by Friendly Artillery Fire. Gefr. Trumpp is the soldier pictured on the left. Enjoy,
  5. Hello GreyC Thank you, i am already bussy with that one (without succes at this point) - so any other info that might exist by Award lists is more then welcome. Cordial greetings,
  6. Hello, Can anyone confirm or get more information on the following GMVM holders? * Ragg Hermann - Musketier * Fritz Jakob - Gefreiter * Trumpp Friedrich - Gefreiter All 3 should have been awarded the Gold Württemberg Military Merit Medal for the same action. Is there any information available such as award date; etc? They all 3 did belong to the R.I.R. 120 Cordial greetings and thanks in advance
  7. Hi Kevin If i can trace more about this soldier i wil let you know for sure! Cordial greetings
  8. Hi Thanks for the additional information. Worth a visit to the Lommel Cemetry as such to check that out. Cordial greetings,
  9. Hi Superb! I can start my further research with this info. Cordial greetings,
  10. Hello Can anyone provide me with more information about the following officer: - Müller, Major - according to the death certificate in the archives they identifyed him as: 7 J.R. 464 - 56 (to me this looks like dogtag information) He was KIA on 08.09.1944 in my Hometown (Tielt) when the car he was in was shot by a Tank during the fighting on that date, he was KIA togheter with at least one othe rsoldier and most probably a third also was killed. His first name sadly not known. The dates of the two other ones are: "Oberleutnant" ..... and no more info and the no rank and no name but solsely " 88/Jnf. Div. Stav 70". Can anyone provide more info? Cordial greetings,
  11. Hi Chris Thanks! I also have a small grouping from a soldier who belonged to the 1/R.I.R. 212, altough he was only first assigned to that Unit on 26.11.1914 (as a replacement for the heavy losses the Unit suffered in the actions you described). He saw action in Flanders in the following battle(s); 26.11.1914 – 30.11.1914: Stellungskämpfe an der Yser 01.12.1914 – 28.02.1915: Stellungskämpfe an der Yser 12.04.1915 – 21.04.1915: Stellungskämpfe an der Yser 22.04.1915 – 25.05.1915: Kämpfe um Ypern 22.04.1915 – 27.04.1915: Kämpfe bei Steenstraete u. Lizerne 29.05.1915 - 31.05.1915: Pilk 26.05.1915 – 26.01.1916: Stellungskämpfe an der Yse 04.07.1915 – 21.09.1915: Gefechte an der Schleuse Het Sas · 27.01.1916 – 10.03.1916: Stellungskämpfe vor Ypern · 20.03.1916 – 14.08.1916: Stellungskämpfe im Wytschaete Bogen o 27.03.1916 – 27.04.1916: Kämpfe bei St. Eloi He survived the war after a heavy wound in France (1917) and was (only) awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class + Black Wound badge.
  12. Hi Chris Absolutely Great groupings and for sure i love the Flanders connection and related ones!!! Thanks for sharing and keep them comming Cordial greetings
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