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User / ✠ drakegoodman ✠ / Musketier E. Höpfner, Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 237
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Letter on reverse (below) generously translated by xiphophilos: authored at Ostneukirch near Roulers (Roeselare) on 12.4.1915 and sent to a Fräulein Köhler. No postmarks.

An optimistic letter, that tells how the author believes something big is in the wind which will possibly see an end to the war sooner rather than later.

Unit: Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 237

Rank: Musketier

Headwear: --- / M.92 Überzug

Tunic: Model 1907/10 Feldrock

Awards: None

Buckle: Prussian / Baden “GOTT MIT UNS”

Accoutrements: None

Ammunition pouches: M.09 type

Armament: Gew 98

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Notes:

Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 237 (+ MG.-Zug)

Aufgestellt in Trier (R.Stb., I., II., III. v. den Ers.-Btl./I.R.Nr. 29 und 69)
Unterstellung: 52. Res.Div.
Kommandeur: Oberst v. Busse

I.:
II.:Major Gagert gef.: 24.10.14
III.:Major a. D. v. Hochstetter gef.: 21.10.14

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  • Taken: Apr 1, 1915
  • Uploaded: Feb 22, 2012
  • Updated: Mar 16, 2015