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Can someone help me find more information on this person and the event around the award? Maybe someone has literature or knows the actions that this unit took part.


1fd. Nr. 915 Rupp, Eduard 
Verleihung am: 10.06.1918
Sergeant d. L. 1. Landsturm-Infanterie-Bataillon Mosbach/ 2. Kompanie
Äußerst schneidiger und gewandter patrouillenführer.
eingegeben nur zur silbernen verdienstmedaille - Verleihung der Militär-Karl-Friedrich Verdienstmedaille aufgrund Eisernem Kreuz I. Klasse vom 20.06.1918
1fd. No. 915 Rupp, Eduard
Presentation at: 10.06.1917
Sergeant d. L. 1 Landsturm infantry battalion Mosbach / 2nd company
Very dashing and rigors of patrol leader.
issued only to the silver medal of merit - awarding of the military Karl-Friedrich merit medal due to an iron cross I. class by the 20.06.1917
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1. Landsturm-Infanterie-Bataillon Mosbach XIV/1 

Das Bataillon wurde aufgrund der allgemeinen Mobilmachung am 01.08.1914 aufgestellt und am 21.08.1914 mobil gemacht. Ab dem 04.06.1918 wurde es als III. Bataillon des Landsturm-Infanterie-Regiments 48 verwendet. Als Ersatztruppenteil diente das 3. Landsturm-Infanterie-Ersatz-Bataillon Karlsruhe XIV/18. Abgewickelt wurde es vom Grenadier-Regiment 110.



1. Landsturm infantry battalion Mosbach XIV/1

The battalion was raised due to the general mobilization on the 01.08.1914 and mobile at the 21.08.1914. From the 04.06.1918, it was used as III battalion of the Landsturm infantry regiment 48. The 3rd Landsturm infantry replacement battalion Karlsruhe XIV served as part of the replacement force / 18 settled it was the Grenadier Regiment 110.

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Aufstellung: Infolge des Mobilmachungsbefehls am 01.08.1914; mobil seit dem 21.08.1914.
Veränderungen: Ab dem 04.06.1918 Verwendung als III. Bataillon des Landsturm-Infanterie-Regiments 48
Zuständiger Ersatztruppenteil: 3. Landsturm-Infanterie-Ersatz-Bataillon Karlsruhe XIV/18
Auflösung durch das Grenadier-Regiment 110


Ab 21.08.1914 im Kriegsgebiet
25.09.-04.10.1914 Gefechte bei Blamont
21.05.1916-11.11.1918 Stellungskämpfe in den mittleren Vogesen 


His records will be in the Baden Archive...

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Who do we know that lives in Baden that would search RUPP for me? 


From 21.08.1914 in the war zone

25.09 04.10.1914 battles at Blamont

21.05.1916-11.11.1918 position battles in the middle Vosges

Thanks Chris 



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