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Catalog Number 2014.27.36
Object Name Letter
Accession number 2014.27
Description Death Announcement
Date: August 10, 1915
Document in German
One typed page

After much uncertainty we received the painful news that our dear youngest son, brother, and brother-in-law, Private Karl Reinking, one-year volunteer in Reserve Infantry Regiment 213, suffered a hero's death by shrapnel on 22 April, 6:00 PM, at the age of 22 years.
In deepest grief,
Karl Reinking, cantor, and Wife née Landwehr
Elisabeth Selhausen née Reinking
Heinrich Selhausen, mining director in Eintrachthütte
Hans Reinking, Brussels
Martha Reinking, Hörste
Wilhelm Reinking, Iquique (Chile)
Hörste, 10 August 1915

From the collection of personal wartime letters received by German Vize-Wachtmeister Karl Rosendahl in the 10. Reserve Armeekorps and his wife Frieda Rosdendahl, who lived in Riemsloh in Melle, Germany.
Date August 10, 1915
Year Range from 1915
Year Range to 1915
Subjects World War I