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12 November 1917 : Vormeister August Ölz


Called into service in mid-1915, August was, after a spell in Serbia, destined to spend the remainder of his war as part of a mountain artillery battery based on the Italian Front. August was killed in action near Tezze, Italy on 12 November 1917 and buried nearby at the time. August's remains were transferred to the Pian di Salasei military …

26 November 1917 : Unterjäger Bernard Halbeisen


Bernard was a builder before the war. He enlisted into the army in July 1914 and saw his first actions against the Russians in Galicia before moving to the Italian Front in late 1915 where he was to remain until his death. During this period, Bernard was to be awarded the Tapferkeitsmedaille for bravery three times (1st and 2nd Class in silver…