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Neueröffnung des Friedhofs in Tirschussola mit tatkräftiger Unterstützung des Volksbundes deutscher Kriegsgräberfürsorge
Der Volksbund beendet seinen Einsatz in Tirschussola, in der Nähe von Rubeņi in Lettland, 1.10.2019

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Husaren-Regiment Königin Wilhelmina der Niederlande (Hannoversches) Nr.15 IX Armee-Korps Altona Kd.Gen.: Gen.Lt. v. Quast 18 Division Flensburg Gen.Lt. Frhr. v. Lüttwitz 18. Kav.Brig. Altona Ge

Husaren-Regiment Nr. 15 Casualty Lists - Roll of Honour 1914-18 - Husaren-Regiment 15, Wandsbek Compiled on order of the Officers Association of the regiment by E.v.Trautwitz-Hellwig, retired Maj

On the 19th December 1803 a 1st and 2nd Husaren-Regiment was formed during the reign of King George III. of England from the former Hannoverian soldiers of the Kings’s German Legion, which units are c

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These digital images arrived from Holland:

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A postcard depicting the Officers' Casino, pre-war

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Wandsbek, 1938, from left to right: La Pièrre, Teixeira de Mattos, Jobst, Hüniken, Koenemann, Behnke.

 

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WW1 photo, in the centre, Leutnant der Reserve Mutzenbecher

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A book presentation from the regimental history.

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Belgian Francttireurs as prisoners led by Husars, possibly from Husaren-Regiment 15, August-September 1914.

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Scans sent from Holland, apparently in possession of the Royal Netherlands Army Museum:

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A Royal Invitation of the Royal Marshall to Mr. L.H.A. Crommelin, 1st. Lt. of 3. Régiment de Hussards

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The evening program and Ménü and a visiting card of Freiherr von Schoenaich, Major and Kommandeur, H.R.15

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A medal set with NL decorations, Knight's Cross with Swords of the Order of Oranje,
30 year service decoration
A further decoration
Prussia, Order of the Red Eagle, 4th Class

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Patent for the Award of The Red Eagle Order, 4th Class to Oberleutnant Laurens Crommelin of 3. Husaren-Regiment (Holland),
Berlin, 9. Oktober 1913, signature v. Jacobi for the Generalkommission der Königl. Preuß. Ordens Kanzlei

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Entries of persons of the family Crommelin in a geneological address book of Netherland Nobility, dates visible up till 1942 and 1956

 

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17. March 2020, after six months of intensive restoration in Berlin, the statue is finally returned to it's place in Wandsbek-Marienthal.
A date for the semi official inauguration has not been disclosed for the moment.

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Documents, Martin Schulz, 3. / Husaren-Regiment 15

 

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Bestallungsurkunde für den Sergeanten Martin Schulz zum überzähligen Vize-Wachtmeister.
Signature: Graf Baudissin, Rittmeister u. Führer (Ersatz-Eskadron in Wandsbek)

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Eisernes Kreuz, 25.2.1915, Unterschrift: von Zieten, Oberstleutnant u. Regimentskommandeur! An unusual document of good quality

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Signature and stamp detail

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Hamburger Hanseatenkreuz, 4. April 1915. These documents are always identical

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This photo was forwarded to me just now.  Pause after a battle. Apparently no description with this, so this could be one of several regiments, the shoulder straps have some sort of monogram, but unclear in photo. Field covers are worn on the busbys. Could be Husaren-Regiment 8, 13, 15 or 16

 

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Husar Ewald Clauen Bollmann, 2. Eskadron
Missing at Néry on 1. September 1914 - presumed captured. No further information, he is listed in the regimental history published 1931 still as missing.
Another source stated that he was killed by artillery fire, no proof of this.
These photos and these of his peacetime blue uniform are in a collection near Hannover, and were kindly forwarded by a historian in Holland.

Regimental history simply states:

Husar BOLLMANN, Ewald Clauen,  01.09.1914 bei Néry - 2. Eskadron, vermisst

 

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Husar Bollmann

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Top row, 2nd from the right, group photo presumably from 1913, as stated on the sign "Rekrutenstube 18"
3 NCOs in centre are wearing various types of Litewka, white summer lightweight and grey wool Litewka, note also rank insignia on collar.

 

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Pelzmütze, regulation sealskin issue for other ranks.

 

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Peacetime blue Attila for plain other ranks, fine walking out example

 

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Breeches, plain other ranks, light quality without leather insets, worn as walking out dress

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Regimentsgeschichte, 1803-1903, published by Friedr. Puvogel, Wandsbek in 1905,
the so-called "Mannschaftsausgabe", paperback edition for other ranks, recently acquired by a friend in Holland for his extensive archive and research on the regimental history.

 

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This Reservistenkrug was recently on offer, was sold rather quickly for a very cheap price, due to damage.
The pewter lid is missing, the end piece still attached, there are also a couple of minor chips and the bottom of the Krug has a small hole punched through, said to be when the man died, that this was done so that no-one else could drink out of the vessel.

Gefreiter Gerth served 1906-1909 in the 2. Eskadron of the regiment. Possibly he was a WW1 casualty.
The names are all listed on the sides of the Krug, which is the advantage of these pieces as they retain a historical record.
Einj. Frw. Christman
Einj. Frw. Wichers
Reservisten -
Beuermann
Blunk
Bremer
Boldt
Dreier
Dürkop
Telmeth
Gröffel
Gerth
Godknecht
Guddat
Hein
Hille
Hinz
Hoffmann
Kather
Kleesiek
Kropp
Krohn
Kullmer
Lindenberg
Lübcke
Mehrtens
Müller II
Piening
Pohle
Relling
Renneberg
Schaar
Scharfenberg
Schwonstedt
Stopelfeldt
Steenfadt
Stehr
Siesbüttel
Tiemann
Todtloff
Voß I
Wegener
Wiedow
Willich
 

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I have been seeing a lot of these type steins for sale lately. Some are very plain to heavily ornate, a huge collection must have been put on the market.

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They don't always sell well, unless somebody is after a specific regiment. Of course the lists of names are very interesting, as these are probably all the surviving record of the names, as much of the documentation from 1867 till 1945 was destroyed in WW2.
Steins of Husaren-Regt.15, when they turn up, and that is not so often, have been sold for around 750 Euros a piece, and no two are the same...

Alfred Gottwald, 1892-1961, a family connection, had his Stein from Dragoner-Regiment 17 (Ludwigslust), but it was lost along with everything else in the bombings in July 1943.

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These four photos were just received from the granddaughter of Otto Dierssen, who served in Husaren-Regiment 15. One of the photos however, shows soldiers from another regiment, identifiable as Mecklenburgisches Dragoner-Regiment 17 (Ludwigslust).

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Premier Lieutenant Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, studio photo well before 1897

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Just recently purchased by someone in Holland, who kindly sent this picture. A badge from 1954, Regimentsappell, 10.10.1954, Husaren-Regiment 15 and Reserve-Husaren-Regiment 6 - Reunion / meeting.

 

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