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I somehow became the owner of this lovely photograph, I do not collect such items but thought the members of this thread may like to see it. I assume it is an in memoriam card of some description but is not the usual type as it is a card cabinet photo.

I hope it is of interest

Peter

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WW1 Photo 2.jpg

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On 23/09/2018 at 01:40, The Prussian said:

Hello!

Lindau i.B. means Lindau in Bayern (Bavaria)

In Lindau was the staff, the I. and the III.Bataillon of bavarian 20th Infantry Regiment.

He wears the Bluse M15 with white piped shoulder straps = infantry

His tunic doesn't appear to be a M1915 Feldbluse, it has 1915 straps though.

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You are absolutely right. My fault. I just saw the shoulder stripes. So he wears a 07/10 tunic with M15 shoulder boards.

Thanks for the correction! I wrote it sunday, 7am, with a little headache...:rolleyes:

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