WORLD WAR I
William Pechmann's Grave

Previous Next World War I Exhibit Page Home Search
Record 314/678
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Image
Enlarge Image
Collection William Pechmann
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of William Pechmann's Grave.
Year Range from 1918
Event World War I
Year range to 1920
Medium Photographic Paper/Cardstock
Notes Outdoor image of William Pechmann's Grave. It is a wooden cross and stencilled with his name, rank, and unit. Taken after a new marker had replaced the previous one.
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 P1935.24.7
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Pechmann, William
Place France
Print size 3" x 4 3/4"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
Soldiers
World War I
Casualties
Title William Pechmann's Grave
COPYRIGHT INFORMATION ~ For access to this image, contact scross@ci.oshkosh.wi.us

NOTICE: This material may be freely used by non-commercial entities for educational and/or research purposes as long as this message remains on all copied material. These electronic pages cannot be reproduced in any format for profit or other presentation without the permission of The Oshkosh Public Museum. 2005 Oshkosh Public Museum, All Rights Reserved   
Last modified on: December 12, 2009