Claudio, Yet another wonderful bar, congratulations! Carl von der Hellen was born 27.11.1879 in Rotterdam, son of a salesman. He graduated the Corps of Cadets in 1898 and was commissioned a Sek.Lt. in IR 91 on 18.08.1899. Oberlt. on 17.09.1909 and Hptm. 01.10.1913. He was a battalion and regimental adjutant as well. He finished the war as a Hptm. The 1916 Gotha Briefadel. Taschenbuch lists him as a "Brigade Adjutant" He died on 12.04.1969 in Oldenburg. The 1978 directory