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British Pows from 28th April 1917 other then this I'm not sure what it says

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GreyC

Hi,

#1224 at least one wireless-operator (that´s what it says on the reverse w regard to sender. It would help if we had a close up of the two soldiers sitting next to each other 2nd row 2nd/3rd from left from top to breast.

G OT it: Kavallerie Telegraphen-Schule Treptow! That corresponds with the name Treptow on the card in front of the handwritten date. The last word of senders address is Beritt which is a part of a Kavallerie-unit. In 1913 it was relocated to Ruhleben, and ceased to exist as of August 1914. During the war new schools were opened. Andreas/the Prussian found out that in November 1916 a Funkerschule was opened. Although it was in Spandau, maybe some of the soldiers were stationed in Treptow with the Telegraphen-Bataillon 1. Next to it was a large exercise-ground which was used till 1918.

#1226: In memory of the battle of "Oppi" on the 28th of April 1917. Wherever Oppi is (probably a diminiutive or the like of a place in France, maybe Aisne-region, or as likely Saloniki-front).

GreyC

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The Prussian

Hello!

# 1126

Here I have a map from April 28, 1917. Around Oppy was the german 111th Inf.Div. (incl. parts of 185.Inf.Div.).

Opponents were the british 2nd and 63rd division.

The german recordings wrote, that day the British troops entered the village Oppy but were forced back by rests of the german 17th Inf.Div.

A little confusion...

 

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4thGordons

I have just picked up another small batch including these two -- rather small and damaged

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Interesting arm badge on man on right (8 on a shield?) lots of medals in evidence

 

and this group with writing on the back

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My best guess (with assistance) is "Unser Quatier in Galizien" which would seem to fit the image

 

Chris

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SiegeGunner

There's one more letter, Chris ... 'Unser Quartier in Galizien' = 'Our billet in Galicia'.

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GreyC

Hi Chris,

the upper one is quite a catch. The batches beneath the EKI are pilot´s badges. The number on the arm patch tells us, that they were from Feld-Flieger-Abt. 8. You´ll find information on this unit here:

http://www.frontflieger.de/2-ffa008.html

Best,

GreyC

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4thGordons

Thank you both.

Yes SiegeGunner - sticky fingers!

Thanks for the link, GreyC. Interesting.

Chris

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GWF1967

Musical group. A transcription/translation would be greatly appreciated.

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GWF1967

Family group.

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