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Posted by: photo-war October 24, 2019 07:13 pm
Hello! Please with this photo of a funeral ceremony of British Royal Navy Armored Car Division that was in Galatz during spring of 1917.

Can anyone tell is this NCO (?) wears Rumanian Navy uniform? It looks like different from uniform of British RNACD personnel that I see in other photos in this album. I know that Rumanian river flotilla has a base in Galatz on Danube during WWI, could be this man from there?

Thanks in advance!

Best regards,
Alexander

P.S. May be someone can ID a cathedral on background?


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Posted by: Boomboo November 04, 2019 03:56 pm
Try this link for an answer : https://www.greatwarforum.org/topic/34667-wwi-romanian-uniform/
And this for the church : https://m.okazii.ro/galati-biserica-catedrala-a179359235#PhotoSwipe1572882961682

Posted by: Petre November 05, 2019 01:58 pm
1. It seems that person carries a sword, and it seems to be the senior in this group. So, he can be an officier. But i don't think romanian.
2. His rank seems to be four stripes or two narrow plus one wide.
3. ( Ro. Navy left Galatz end of 1916 ).
4. In Danube area there also was the french mission.

Posted by: Dénes November 12, 2019 06:43 am
Are there any aviation related photos in that album? Thanks.

Gen. Dénes

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