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13 November 1914 : Jaeger Robert Luger

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A paint factory employee before the war, Robert Luger was an active army reservist who was immediately recalled to service and saw service in the east. He was killed in action whilst serving in Silesia on 13 November 1914 and was buried in Jaegerndorf, Silesia (now Krnov, Czech Republic). Jaeger Robert Luger, 3 Rgt d Tir K J 13 November 1914 Re…


The Emperors: How Europe’s Rulers were destroyed by The First World War

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By Gareth Rusell Amberley Publishing, 2015, £9.99, 227pp, soft covers; illustrated plus notes, bibliography and index Also available in hardback. ISBN 978-1-4456-5020-0 Book review by Barbara Taylor   To understand how the First World War came about, it is necessary to understand the way in which regimes in the main empires involved operated. …


22 December 1918 : Patrouilleführer Erhard Klotz.

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Erhard was employed as a company representative (company unknown) before the war. Called into service in 1916, he served on the Italian front throughout the war before being taken prisoner in mid-1918. Erhard died at Verona, Italy on 22 December 1918. His burial location is unknown. Patrouilleführer Erhard Klotz, K K L I R Nr 2. 22 December 1918…


27 May 1918 Jäger Remo Denicolo, K.K. 2. Rgt. d. Tir. K.J.

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Jäger was born at Castelnuovo, Trentino, Austria (now part of Italy) on 31 June 1897. He was a general labourer before the war. Called into service during 1915, he began his war fighting the Rumanians in the Carpathian mountains during the second half of 1916 before moving to the Italian front and fighting in very familiar territory against his on…


10 January 1923: Zugsführer Engelbert Mayer

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Engelbert was a joiner and lived in Andelsbuch, Austria. He was serving on the reserve at the time of the outbreak of war. Engelbert  was called back to full-time service at the end of July 1914. At first, he served in Austria on border guard duties before seeing action in Galicia, Italy and Poland. He was wounded in action in Italy near the end o…