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Article about: Can anyone tell me what the markings mean on a ww1 German dog tag means, DIEDRICH, AUGUST (TOP ROW), COLDHAM, BENGUM, 28.8.94(SECOND ROW) 1.E.M.G.K.X.A.K. 4/306 (THIRD ROW) any help would be

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    Can anyone tell me what the markings mean on a ww1 German dog tag means, DIEDRICH, AUGUST (TOP ROW), COLDHAM, BENGUM, 28.8.94(SECOND ROW) 1.E.M.G.K.X.A.K. 4/306 (THIRD ROW) any help would be appreciated.

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    Well certainly the name is the man's name, and the 28.8.94 is his birthdate (28. August, 1894), and the unit could be 1. Ersatz MG Kompanie X Armee-Korps? I'm not as up on WWI markings as WWII...
    Ohhhhh- pillage then burn...

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