Schmidt, August and Schmidt, Hans

August Schmidt and Hans Schmidt – Horst (bass)

August Schmidt 1889 – 1917
Lived in Mühlhausen, Thuringia
Died on the Eastern Front

August Schmidt

August Schmidt

Photo from the Eastern Front taken by August Schmidt

Photo from the Eastern Front taken by August Schmidt

Hans Schmidt 1898 – 1918, also from from Mühlhausen, Thuringia. August’s younger brother, enlisted immediately after leaving school.

Died on the Western front during the last major German offensive of the war, the second battle of the Marne (15 July – 5 August 1918).

Hans Schmidt

Hans Schmidt

Hans Schmidt - grave - Belleau Military Cemetery

Hans Schmidt – grave – Belleau Military Cemetery

Soldatenfriedhof Belleau_2

Soldatenfriedhof Belleau

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