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On Fritz Lehwald:
Fritz Lehwald, Generation 11, Ref.Nr. 11-088 (BK1595) Branch WA EL|
Father: Max Lehwald
Mother: Hedwig Berring
Born: 31.5.1890 in Koblenz (Germany)
Died: 21.10.1914 in Poëlchapelle (Flanders, Belgium) (Age: 24 years)
Biography Fritz Lehwald
Fritz first went to Kaiserin-Augusta grammar school in Koblenz, then since 1903 Aldophinum grammar school in Moers
where he graduated 1910. On 11.2.1910 Fritz enlisted in Rhein. Inf.-Rgt. 68 and absolved his officer exam on 1.7.1911
after visiting war school in Engers. On 20.8.1911 he was promoted to lieutenant. At begin of World War I Firtz was
ordered to Res.-Inf.-Rgt. 235 as an adjutant to II. Batl. This regiment came after its training to Flanders in
October 1914 where it was immediately involved in heavy battle near Poëlchapelle against Englishmen and Frenchmen.
Since almost all leaders had fallen, Fritz was given the leadership of the II. batallion.
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