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Just got this one in from Germany.    

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  • 7 months later...

hi guys,

sorry to drag up this old thread but i have received this CDV along with ceveral other CDV's and it shows the wearer with what looks like a gibraltar cuff tittle .

He also has what looks like bandsman swallows nests on his uniform.

hope you like it.

David F

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and a closeup.

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Want to give this tread some new life:

GIBRALTAR title on feldgrau tunic

Note on one picture he is a Feldwebel and on the other he is promoted to Feldwebel-Leutnant of FR73

http://gmic.co.uk/uploads/monthly_02_2009/post-1062-1234848962.jpghttp://gmic.co.uk/uploads/monthly_02_2009/post-1062-1234848501.jpg

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Note on one picture he is a Feldwebel and on the other he is promoted to Feldwebel-Leutnant of FR73

http://gmic.co.uk/uploads/monthly_02_2009/post-1062-1234848962.jpghttp://gmic.co.uk/uploads/monthly_02_2009/post-1062-1234848501.jpg

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Hi !

I would say he has promoted to "Offizierstellvertreter" and not Feldwebel-Leutnant.

Regards

jaeger7-de

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Nope, its a skull. I guess he must have been attached to the regiment or battalion.

Hello:

With the onset of trench warfare plus considerable losses of horses due to sickness a number of officers transferred to the air service and the infantry or served on detached service as Chris mentioned.

Ernst Juenger's battalion commander at one time was a "Rittmeister"

Chris: thanks for showing these pictures because I am very partial to formations from my old province of Hanover

Bernhard H. Holst

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