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Hauptmann Graffunder

Lt 22.3.95. He is listed without first name in the DOA 08/09, in IR95, has got the SA3b, HSH3b, Centenary and the Russian St. Stanislaus. Hptm 27.1.1912Q. In 1914, he is still in IR95, with an additional Bulgarian St. Alexander. He didn't get anything else from Saxony during WW1, but the Reuss award seems possible, given IR95 was a Thuringian unit. Major aD in 1919.

This might be his wartime bar, provided he wore only his German awards.

Graffunder is the only candidate in the 1914 RL with only SA3b and HSH3b who fits. He got the HHOX, gazetted on 19.4.1917, but might have worn it from the buttonhole, or this was an earlier bar.

Does anyone have his first name, from the newly available sources?

Thanks

Chris

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