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Er war übrigens Sanitäts-Unteroffizier Ernst Schneidewind im Feldart.Rgt. Nr. 74, *11.1.1892 in Gernrode, Bäcker ebenda.  Das zweite Zitat war für Stabsveterinär d.L.a.D. Ernst Bunge, *4.12.1873 in Jütrichau, Kreistierarzt in Zerbst.

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Hard to read, not just due to the handwriting, but also the curve of the page. Here is what I have: 

"Zeichnete sich am 31.12.14 beim Bau einer De__wehr für die Infanterie im feindlichen Artilleriefeuer aus. Er wurde dabei von einer Granate am linken Fuß verwundet, sodaß ihm der Unterschenkel abgenommen worden mußte."

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And here we go again!

I have "Während der ganzen Dauer des Krieges bei der Dienststelle des stellv. Militär-Inspekteurs der freiw. Krankenpflege  _____ in verdienstvoller, besonders anerkennenswerter Weise tätig." The citation is for seven civilians.

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I have "Weil sie sich als Werferführer und Bedienung sowie als Leitungspatrouille des öfteren äußerst umsichtsvoll und schneidig geführt [?] haben, besonders bei der Minenwerfertätigkeit auf [Vesle? Koln?] und [Bernhardsbein?] am 31/7 u. 22/8."

The unit was Minenwerfer-Kompanie Nr. 313, with an endorsement from the 61. Landwehr-Infanterie-Brigade.

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There's no umlaut, so it would be Koln or something similar, but neither that nor Bernhardsbein make much sense, unless they were names of particular trenchlines or fighting positions.

Besides these two above, I have yet another transcription to check. I have "Zeichnete sich in der Somme-Schlacht durch ruhiges _____ und großte Aufmerksamkeit während des stärksten Trommelfeuers der englischen schweren Geschütze hervorragend aus."

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Dave

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