Frank Fuchs

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Collection John T. Matschi
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Frank Fuchs.
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 Frank Fuchs at Camp Mills, New York. He is wearing the old Model 1902 uniform and campaign hat. Taken prior to their departure for France. Corporal Adolph Sphatt is standing in front of the tent in background.
Frank Fuchs was born November 15, 1889. He enlisted in Company F, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard on April 11, 1917. Company F became Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion, 42nd "Rainbow" Division in July 1918. Frank was slightly wounded by shrapnel on October 18, 1918 during the Meuse-Argonne Campaign. He was promoted to Private 1st Class on November 24, 1918.
Object ID P1935.27.568
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Sphatt, Adolph
Fuchs, Frank
Place Camp Mills, NY
Print size 3" x 4"
Subjects Portrait Photographs
150th Machine Gun Battalion
42nd Division
World War I
Military camps
Title Frank Fuchs
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