WORLD WAR I
Frank Fabrycki

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Collection Frank Fabrycki
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Description Gelatin print on cardstock of Frank Fabrycki.
Year Range from 1916
Event Mexican Border 1916
Year range to 1918
Medium Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Full standing view of Frank Fabrycki. He wears a Model 1910 Cotton Uniform; leggings; and campaign hat with cord. He is standing in front of a painted backdrop of conical tents.
Frank Fabrycki was a member of the 2nd Wisconsin Regiment, national Guard during the Mexican Border War 1916. In 1917 he was assigned to Company F, 128th Infantry, 32nd Division. On August 4, 1918 he was reported as missing in action, but was severely wounded by poison gas and hospitalized for several months. He lived through the war and while riding on a train, fell and struck his head. He was rushed to a hospital, but died at 7:00 PM on February 5, 1919. He was buried in American Cemetery #6 at Bazvilles sur Meuse, grave # 914. His body was returned and reburied at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Lot 18.
Object ID P1935.17.2
Object Name Postcard, Photographic
People Fabrycki, Frank
Print size 3 1/8" x 4 1/2"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
Soldiers
World War I
Casualties
2nd Wisconsin National Guard
Mexican Border War
128th United States Infantry
32nd Division
Tents
Title Frank Fabrycki
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