WORLD WAR I
Frank Fabrycki

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Record 117/678
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Collection Frank Fabrycki
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Description Gelatin print of Frank Fabrycki.
Year Range from 1916
Event World War I
Year range to 1918
Medium Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Bust view image cut down into a circle of Frank Fabrycki. He is wearing a wool pull-over shirt and black tie. Clouds from the same painted back-drop as seen in P1935.17.2 are visible. The image was taken at the same location and probably at the same time.
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 P1935.17.4
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Fabrycki, Frank
Print size 1 1/2"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
Soldiers
World War I
Casualties
128th United States Infantry
32nd Division
Title Frank Fabrycki
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