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Machine Gun Squad, Company C

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Collection John T. Matschi
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Machine Gun Squad, Company C.
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Year range to 1917
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Candid outdoor image by Sergeant John Matschi. The image shows a Machine Gun Squad of Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion, 42nd Division, at Camp Mills, New York. The men are wearing pistol belts, holster, and first aid carriers marked"3/150/M.G.". They are identified from left to right, top row: Harlod Smith (KIA); William Hable; Edward Zindler (KIA); Otto Spaedtke (KIA); Otto Zellmer; and Frank Klotz. Front Row: Lorenzo Reed; Harvey Christensen; Corporal Adolph Sphatt; Arthur Burgener: and Elwin A. Ruppel (KIA). Taken prior to their departure for France.
Object ID P1935.27.563
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Spaedtke, Otto
Smith, Harlod L.
Hable, William
Zindler, Edward
Zellmer, Otto
Klotz, Frank
Reed, Lorenzo
Christensen, Harvey
Sphatt, Adolph
Burgener, Arthur
Ruppel, Elwin A.
Place Camp Mills, NY
Print size 3" x 4"
Subjects Group Photographs
Male
Soldiers
150th Machine Gun Battalion
42nd Division
World War I
Military camps
Tents
Title Machine Gun Squad, Company C
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