WW1 Death Cards

 

WW1 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Officier Aspirant and Gefreiter Heinrich Beck, 7 Company 1 Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regiment. 

Killed by Arras, 14 March 1916.  He was 23. 

The back of the card has a rendering of an angel with a soldier.  The single page, single sided card measures about 2.5 x 4 inches.  Includes slips from the German Graves Office that he was killed in Douai and buried in Neuville St. Vaast, France.  Excellent condition.

$9

WW1 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Unteroffizier Martin Glas, 2 Company 16 Infantry Regiment.  From Frauenbiburg.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class.

Killed by a mortar by Maisan Blanche (Arras), 8 June 1915.  He was 24. 

The back of the card has a rendering of an angel with a soldier.  The double page, single sided card measures about 5.25 x 4 inches. 

Good condition.

$12

WW1 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Unteroffizier Johann Köpf, 10 Company 1 Reserve Infantry Regiment.  Economist’s son from Böbing.

Died in the hospital at St. Quentin in Northern France, 8 October 1914.  He was 27.

The back of the card has a rendering of an angel with a soldier.  The single page, single sided card measures about 2.25 x 4 inches. 

Good condition.

$6


WW1 Death card Sterbebild Arras

WW1 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army SoldatKarl Sollinger, 1 Company 2 Reserve Infantry Regiment.  Professional soldier’s son from Tichling.

Killed by being shot in the chest by Arras, 9 October 1915.  He was 26. 

The back of the card has a rendering of Mary with a soldier.  The single page, single sided card measures about 2.75 x 4 inches.    Includes a slip from the German Graves Office listing him as buried in St. Laurent Blangy, France.  Very good condition.

$8

WW1 German Death Card Sterbebild bavarian Infantry Arras
WW1 German Death Card Sterbebild 16 Infantry Regiment Maison Blanche
WW1 German Death Card Sterbebild Army Unteroffizier Johann Köpf St Quentin

WW1 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Reservist Alois Gmach, 2 Batterie 13 Bavarian Foot Artillery Regiment.  Miller’s son from Birkmuehl.

Was awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class and the Military Service Cross with Crown and Swords.

Killed by shrapnel, 10 August 1918.  He was 27.

The back of the card has Jesus with a crown of thorns.  The double page, single sided card measures about 5.5 x 4.5 inches. 

Includes a German Graves Office slip listing him as buried in Neuville St. Vaast, France.

Very good condition.

$9

WW1 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Unteroffizier Ignaz Schmid, 11 Company 1 Reserve Infantry Regiment.  Day laborer from Obing.

Killed at the start of a patrol by St. Laurent in Northern France, 8 March 1915.  He was 33.

Super photo wearing a Südwester hat usually worn in Africa and China by Schütztruppe.

The back of the card has a religious scene.  The single page, single sided card measures about 2.5 x 4 inches. 

Very good condition.

$15

WW1 German Death Card Sterbebild Suedwester hat Colonial Schuetztruppe China Africa

WW1 German Death Card (Sterbebild) for Army Unteroffizier and Professional Soldier Valentin Binder, 2 Company 54 Division.

Killed by mortar shrapnel, 20 May 1916.  He was 33.

The back of the card has a rendering of Jesus.  The double page, single sided card measures about 4.5 x 5.5 inches. 

Includes a German Graves Office slip listing him as killed by Cierges and buried in a mass grave in Brieulles sur Meuse, France.

The 54 Division was engaged in fighting at Verdun on 20 May 1916.

Very good condition.

$13

WW1 German Death Card Sterbebild Verdun May 1916
WW1 German Death Card Sterbebild Bavarian Foot Artillery Iron Cross Neuville St Vaast