This is a very rare find from the battlefield a German soldiers complete dog tag for minenwerfer Company 416 these tags only issued in very small numbers to the mortar crews and support units. The tag which the markings are mostly readable and the soldiers number is 53 it is in relic but solid condition not crumbling or braking up and still retains some of its original colour it has been well cleaned and a nice find from the battlefield which is perfect for display or any collection. The dog tag was recovered in 2014 from a pit of buried equipment in what was a German trench line near the village of Gueudecourt this area was defended by the 2nd Royal Bavarian Division part of the German 2nd Army during the battles of September-October 1916 on the Somme a very nice and rare relic from the famous Somme battlefield of 1916 1918.
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