French Soldier's Grave

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Collection John T. Matschi
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of French Soldier's Grave.
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Year range to 1919
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Candid outdoor image by Sergeant John Matschi. The image shows a French Soldier's Grave in a cemetery. A name plaque is nailed to a cross with the soldier's name (Joseph [illegible]), class (1909), serial number, unit (an artillery battery), and date of death (5 December 1916) and that he "Died for France".
Object ID P1935.27.608
Object Name Print, Photographic
Place France
Print size 3" x 4"
Subjects Soldiers
World War I
Title French Soldier's Grave
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