Lindauer, George Alfred 2018-02-27T15:40:32+00:00

Lindauer, George Alfred

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World War I Centennial Commemoration Project
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George Alfred Lindauer, with his two mules in Anhausen, Germany-1918.

George Alfred Lindauer, with his two mules in Anhausen, Germany-1918.

Photos provided by Jason Lindauer, grandson of George Alfred Lindauer.

Recordings provided by Angie Eder, granddaughter of George Alfred Lindauer.

George Alfred Lindauer served as a private in the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) as part of the 32nd Division (The Red Arrow Division). He engaged in battle in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in 1918. At the end of the war his division served as part of the Army of Occupation in Germany where they occupied the Coblenz Bridgehead sector of Germany. To many people George was known only by his middle name, Alfred.

George Alfred Lindauer and his son, both in their military uniforms.

George Alfred Lindauer and his son, both in their military uniforms.

Listen to George Alfred Lindauer and Ivan Richardson talk about their experiences in World War One. Recorded on October 14, 1985 at the Saline Evangelical Home. Provided by Angie Eder, granddaughter of George Alfred Lindauer.

George Alfred Lindauer and Ivan Richardson talk about their experiences in World War One.

A short clip from a longer recording of George Alfred Lindauer talking about his service in World War One. The rest of the recording was too hard to hear.

Listen to an interview George Alfred gave while living in the Saline Evangelical Home. George Alfred talks about his life at home as well as his service in the war. This is a reading of the interview, with Jason Lindauer reading the part of his grandfather and Angie Eder reading the part of George’s wife, Rose. Original interview provided by Angie Eder, granddaughter of George Alfred Lindauer.

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This project is funded in part by Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.