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Soldier First World War Regiment 231? Ask for identification

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    Hello, this is my great-grandfather.
    Can you see where he was in World War I?
    The buttons have a crown (Prussia)? He lived in East Prussia.
    On his shoulders is: 231

    At Wikipedia, I found nothing
    Thank you very much
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    May I ask his name?

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    Quote by BlackCat1982 View Post
    May I ask his name?
    Going by the file name, I'd say Fritz Koehler (or Köhler), right?

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    With oe

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    In September of 1914 the 231st Reserve Infantry Regiment was raised in Thuringia, mainly in the duchy of Saxe-Altenburg and the Prussian Province of Saxony. As part of the 50th Reserve Division with in the XXV Corps. This Division took part in many of the major battles on the Western Front.

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    Incidentally there was a Lt Fritz Koehler listed as having been taken prisoner, was this your great Grandfather ?

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    My family is written with (OE). I know that Fritz Koehler got married in 1919. I do not know if he was in captivity. It was my great grandfather

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