Grave of Frank Fabrycki

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Collection Frank Fabrycki
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Description Gelatin print on cardstock of the Grave of Frank Fabrycki.
Year Range from 1919
Event World War I
Year range to 1920
Medium Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Outdoor view of the Grave of Frank Fabrycki. It is a simple wooden cross with his name, rank and unit stenciled on the front. His Dog Tag is nailed to the top. Other crosses can be seen behind.
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 P1935.17.3
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Fabrycki, Frank
Place France
Print size 3" x 4"
Subjects Portrait photographs
World War I
128th United States Infantry
32nd Division
Title Grave of Frank Fabrycki
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