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    Today I want to present another brave aviation man.
    This time the bavarian Uffz Thomas Schaller.

    * 20.10.1895 Regnitzlosau

    05.01.1917 FEA 1b versetzt
    30.01.1917 Beobachterschule  1 versetzt
    26.02.1917 FEA 1b versetzt
    01.03.1917 Schutzstaffel 29b Parkzug
    10.03.1917 AFP A - Schutzstaffel 29b versetzt
    06.09.1917 Verwundet im Luftkampf -  Durchschuss rechte Hand und linke Schulter ins Lazarett
    15.09.1917 AFP 4 versetzt
    05.01.1918 Reserve Lazarett Lübeck
    17.08.1918 FEA 1b versetzt
    18.08.1918 bayer. Militär-Flieger-Schule 1 Schleißheim

    27.04.1917 Gefreiter
    13.06.1917 Unteroffizier

    11.05.1917 EK II
    05.09.1917 EK I
    06.09.1917 bayer. Militär-verdienst-Kreuz 3. Klasse mit Schwertern
    18.10.1918 bayer. Fliegerschützenabzeichen

    First picture shows Schaller (far right) with Schlachtstaffel 29b.

    Thomas Schaller - Schusta 29b.jpg


    Second picture with his wife. Taken after the award of the air gunnar badge.

    Thomas Schaller (2).jpg

    And the highlight is this portrait of him wearing the bavarian air gunnar badge. I never seen another picture of an Maybauer bavarian air gunnar in wear. Some of you may know this picture.

    Even he already was awarded the IC I, he doesn't wear the cross on this picture.

    Thomas Schaller (3).jpg

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