Can anyone identify this officer?

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Felix C
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Can anyone identify this officer?

Post by Felix C » 07 Jun 2019 23:43

gayer without caption.png
Believed to be Albert Gayer. I see he is a three striper. Korvettenkpitän. so post late April 1916
3rd half-flotilla commander, later 3rd flotilla commander.
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Re: Can anyone identify this officer?

Post by Felix C » 21 Apr 2020 17:40

Update confirmed this instant it is indeed Albert Gayer

An important officer in the submarine war.

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Re: Can anyone identify this officer?

Post by Nicolas7507 » 22 Mar 2021 10:59

Thank you for the photo.

Does anyone know more about his suicide in 1930?

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Re: Can anyone identify this officer?

Post by Felix C » 30 Mar 2021 17:39

I found the Hamburg civil death notice ledger and it merely provides the address, time and cause of death-suicide. Nothing further. It was early in the morning BTW. Maybe Economic Depression related.

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Re: Can anyone identify this officer?

Post by Nicolas7507 » 31 Mar 2021 09:17

Thanks, Felix. Yes I was guessing either because of the economic depression or maybe a family drama.

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