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Here is a photo that came with some documents.

Unfortunately no mention of which one (if any) is "My guy"

Soldat der Ersatz Reserve Heinrich Friedrich was wounded on the 5th of may 1915 at Ypres. He was in the 242 R.I.R.

Returned to his Ersatz Bataillon in November 1915, invalided out in April 1916, awarded the EK2 in July 1916.

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Obviously not him on the right. The guy on the left looks a little too "Cool" to have been in just from August 14 to May 15.

I would guess one of the two guys in the middle.

He entered the army in August 14 in the IR102, but was with the RIR242 within a week, 5 weeks later he was in the field in Ypern.

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IR102 and RIR242 were both Saxon units. All these guys are wearing the Prussian cockade and some have Brandenburg cuffs. It's not likely any of them is your guy. Maybe some friends?


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