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Soldiers with Range Finder

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Collection William Pechmann
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Soldiers with Range Finder.
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Year range to 1918
Medium Photographic Paper/Cardstock
Notes Outdoor image of of a group of Soldiers with Range Finder. Three are observing while one is operating a mechanism on a tripod.
William Pechmann was born June 20, 1894, the son of Jordan Pechmann. He enlisted in Company F, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard on March 1, 1914. He was assigned to Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion on Augst 9, 1917. He was promoted to corporal on August 15, 1917. He was appointed Sergeant on September 26, 1918. He was killed in action on October 22, 1918 from severe shrapnel wounds during the Meuse-Argonne Campaign.
Object ID P1935.24.5
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Pechmann, William
Print size 3" x 4"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
Soldiers
World War I
Casualties
Title Soldiers with Range Finder
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