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Emil Marx

Birthplace: Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Died in Ypres, Flemish Region, Belgium
Cause of death: Killed in Action
Place of Burial: Lille, Nord-Pas de Calais, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Friedrich (Fritz) Marx and Ernestine (Erna) Marx
Brother of Bernard Emil (Baer) Marx
Half brother of Rudolph Raphael Marx; Berta Ebertsheim; Louise Steinhardt; Rose Neumann and Martin / Rudolf? Marx

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About Emil Marx

Wounded in the battle at Bayernwald near the village of Wijtschate, Belgium during the month-long "First Battle of Ypres", Nov. 15, 1914. Died in hospital on Dec. 2, 1914. Buried in February 1915. 270,000 German soldiers were casualties during the battle, which became known among Germany offices as "Kindermord" ("Slaughter of the Innoncents") because of the huge number of raw recruits who fell in the battle. Emil Marx was among them.

4th Compnay, 16th Reserve Bavarian Infantry Regiment.

Kgl. Bayer. Bayer. 16. 16. Infanterie-Regiment Großherzog Ferdinand von Toskana Infantry regiment of Grand Duke Ferdinand of Tuscany

Das Regiment war 1914 (vor der Mobilmachung) unterstellt: The regiment was under 1914 (before mobilization):

  • Armeekorps: I. Army Corps: I. Bayerisches Armee-Korps / München Bavarian Corps / Munich
  • Division: 1.(kgl bayer) Division / München Division: 1. (kgl bayer) Division / Munich
  • Brigade: 2. Brigade: 2nd (kgl-bayer-) Infanterie-Brigade / München (kgl-bayer-) Infantry Brigade / Munich
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Emil Marx's Timeline

November 18, 1889
Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
December 2, 1914
Age 25
Ypres, Flemish Region, Belgium
February 1915
Age 25
Lille, Nord-Pas de Calais, France