German WW1 soldier Otto Stadler died on this day 16 July 1918
Otto Stadler

 

U/Offz. Otto Stadler, 4. Komp. Kgl. Bay. 28. Inf, Regt.

Born in Biederwinkling, Bavaria in May 1895, Otto was a housekeeper in his civilian life. Called into service in March 1915, he saw frontline service from July 1916.

Fighting in Rumania through 1916 and 1917, Otto was a recipient of the Iron Cross 2nd Class and moved to the Western Front in May 1918 in time to take part in the 2nd Battle of the Aisne.

Killed in action near Neuville during the attacks towards Epernay, he is now buried in the ‘Kameradengrab’ of the German Military Cemetery at Marfaux, Marne.

16 July 1918

 

Research by David O'Mara.

 

References:

Histories of 251 Divisions of the German Army which Participated in the War US General Staff, Pub.1920

Schlachten des Weltkrieges (Band 34 – Der Letzte Deutsche Angriff, Reims 1918)) – Pub: Berlin 1930

Schlachten des Weltkrieges (Band 35 – Schicksals Wende ..von der Marne bus zur Vesle 1918)) – Pub: Berlin 1930

Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge (www.volksbund.de)

Verlustlisten 1.Weltkrieg (http://des.geneology.net)

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