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Hi,

not earth shattering, but a small group to a guy from the Würzburg 9th infantry regiment.

He was born in 1900, so just scraped into the army and was posted to the Machine Gun Scharf Schützen school any was maybe still there when the war ended.

I dont think he saw combat and he may have jsut added the strap as it seems to be an early one, too early for a guy who was drafted in 1918.

It is possible he made it up from parts that "fit" after the war.

 

I am not sure what the bit of cloth is, or what was in/on the loop in the middle.

 

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Here is a close up of the badge... I wonder what the significance of the cloth thing is? There must be some connection to the 9th....9a.jpg9b.jpg

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