Collection - Estate of Josef Hierl

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Estate of Josef Hierl


  • ca. 1904 - nach 1920 (Creation)

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ca. 100 Dokumente

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Josef Hierl (1881-1951) worked from 1905 as a road builder in South Cameroon. He participated in the 1st World War in Cameroon and in February 1916 he transferred most of his troops to the neighbouring Spanish Guinea and was interned in Spain.

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The documents include delivery notes and receipts; various applications; documents for examination as a technician in the protectorates.

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City Archive Maxhütte-Haidhof

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Binder, W.: Josef Hierl und das Kamerun-Grab von Leonberg. in: Beiträge zur Flur- und Kleindenkmalforschung in der Oberpfalz , 42. Jg 2019, S. 24-35

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