10 November 1917 : Theodor Schwarzmuller

Theodor Schwarzmuller was born in Sagstetten, Bavaria in 1894

Location of Sagstetten, in Bavaria, Germany CC BY-SA 3.0 OpenStreetMap

A book-keeper before the war, Theodor was called into service in the Autumn of 1914 and saw frontline service as from November 1914.

Langemarck im Oktober 1914

First engaged during the latter stages of the 1st Battle of Ypres, he remained on the Western Front and took part in several major engagements during which he gained the Iron Cross 2nd Class.

Prints and Photographs Division/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (digital file no. LC-USZ62-136100)

Theodor was grievously wounded in action during the 3rd Battle of Ypres at the beginning of November 1917. 

He died of wounds in a military hospital in Duisburg, Germany on 10th November 1917.

His grave location is unrecorded.

Inf. Theodor Schwarzmüller, Bavarian Infantry (exact unit unknown)

10 November 1917 died of his wounds

Research by David O'Mara

Additional Links: 3rd Battle of Ypres, A German Perspective