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the soldier's name was "Otto Friedrich"


his address was: "Gemeindeweg 4" (street) in "GERA" (town)


Date of birth: January, 16th 1896


His last unit was Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment 78. Before that he was a member of a Ersatzbataillon (Replacement Battalion).


I found your soldier in the 78th Infantry Regiment's casual list. He was a member of 10th Company. MIA at Reims on April, 16th 1917. His rank was Musketier.




These are some very nice items, thanks for sharing!



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Hi Lars,


Thanks you. I wasn't expecting to identify him, its sobering. I am supposing that him being listed as Vermisst means that he was never found.


Thanks again my friend.



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He may have been recovered later and interred at Noyers-Pont-Maugis, as there is a Musketier Otto Friedrich buried at Block A Grave 4631.

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