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Just bought a Postcard sent August  1918 , and stamped Deutsche BodenSee Flotille Gruppe Lindau 

Does anyone know anything of this unit ?  Had Germany marine Troops in BodenSee ? Or is it a Marine Air unit ...

Christer

 

 

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Hello!

Do you speak german?

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%96sterreichisch-Deutsche_Bodenseeflottille

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Thanks Andy , 

That was super interesting , a almost forgotten small unit from the Great War .

What I could find out the Gruppe Lindau was a Bavarian unit. maybe I can find something in the Bavarian rank list.

Thanks again , now the man in the Bodensee Flotille at least has a thread here to their memory 

Christer

 

 

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Hi Christer!

I don´t think you´ll find something in the bavarian ranklist, because the unit was formed in december 1914.

The rankjlist of honour shows a Freiherr v. Gemmingen-Guttenberg (Max), but he was killed in Rumania 1916.

 

 

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If you have a name you might find his cv in the Bavarian Stammrolle via Ancesrtry, if indeed the unit was Bavarian.

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