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This is from a very nice Verdun postcard... the sender traced his route on a map...

From what i can see... he must have been a bavarian...

25th May - 13th Jun Kämpfe um die Wabengräben im Thiaumont-Wald und um die Thiaumont-Ferme 1. Bayer. Inf. Div. And parts of 2. Bayer. Inf. Div.

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Hi Chris,

I think, he is from Baden, 1. Badisches Leib-Grenadier-Regiment Nr. 109.

11. Juni 1916

Liebling!

hebe bitte diese Karte

sehr sehr gut auf! Es ist

eine teuere Erinnerung

da wir 109er diesen Teil

gestürmt haben!

Herzliche Grüße

Franz

Darling!

please keep this card very, very safe!

It is a valuable recollection because we 109er forced this part!

Kind Regards

Franz

... this part! = a special location on the card on the other side?

Uwe

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Hi,

indeed it is... I will scan it later.

It is a superb superb superb superb topographical photo taken ariel view from the top if the Kegelbahn at Verdun, showing all the details of battlefield from the farm Chambrettes, up to Douaumont, the ravines and forest including Thiaumont farm.

Best

Chris

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Hi,

Hi,

indeed it is... I will scan it later.

It is a superb superb superb superb topographical photo taken ariel view from the top if the Kegelbahn at Verdun, showing all the details of battlefield from the farm Chambrettes, up to Douaumont, the ravines and forest including Thiaumont farm.

Best

Chris

Hi Chris,

Is it possible to see the photo ?

My Great Grand-father was killed near Thiaumont (29 june 1916).

This subject interesse me.

Best regards

Stephan

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He was in the 19th Bavarian Inf Regt... so this is a mystery....

Where is the mystery ?

This unit was in "Flandern" and "Franz Flandern" at this time.

Is there other entries after this date in his Militärpass ?

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Thanks,

if I just knew which Verzeichnis ... :-)

Any ideas for 15?

I think it is "Mutter..." and the rest is greek...

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Chris

Chris, all I can make out is: Mutter verst. 25.10.18 (most likely in this case abbreviation for verständigt but it is also the abbr. for verstorben). The rest are more abbreviations, sorry.

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