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Name: Kreymborg, Eduard


Historical Note:

Eduard Kreymborg (1888-1928) and Luise Lichty (born 1889) were married and lived in Diedendorf, Hessen (now part of France).  They had three children: Liesel, Eddi, and Heiner. 

In March 1915 Eduard received the Friedrich-August-Cross (of Oldenburg).  In 1917 Eduard was Offizier-Stellvertreter (acting officer), 3rd Kompagnie, Infantry Regiment 172, Minenwerfabteilung (mine launcher division); he was later promoted to Wachtmeister and then “Feldwebel”(Sergeant Major).  Eduard was a prisoner of war in England from October 1918 to October 1919.






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