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  Schneidemuhl - LoveToKnow 1911
SCHNEIDEMUHL (Polish Pila), a town of Germany, in the Prussian province of Posen, situated on the Cuddow, 60 m.
SchneidemUhl carries on a trade in wood, grain and potatoes, and possesses an iron foundry, several glass works and machine-shops, and other industrial establishments.
Considerable damage was done to the town in 1893 by a violent overflow of water from a deep artesian well.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Schneidemuhl   (104 words)

  
 WW1 Schneidemuhl (Pila) and Gross Born (Borne Sulinowo) POW's - Great War Forum
There are 55 hits under the search-term 'Schneidemuhl' in the Australian War Memorial collections database, most (if not all) of them prisoner portraits taken in Schneidem├╝hl camp and donated to the AWM by the Secretary of the Australian Red Cross Society, Ms Elizabeth Chomley.
One interesting background source regarding Schneidemuhl is the diary of Piete Kuhr, later known as Jo Mihaly, who was a young girl in the town through the first world war - English translation by Walter Wright entitled 'There We'll Meet Again' ISBN 0-9532633-0-4.
One Newfoundland POW worked in the Schneidemuhl Camp Post Office, and complained little (he was a Sargeant), and may have also been another reason why parcels seemed to reach their intended recipient quite regularly.
1914-1918.invisionzone.com /forums/index.php?showtopic=98599&view=getlastpost   (2767 words)

  
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SCHNEIDEMUHL (Polish Pila), a town of Germany, in the Prussian province of Posen, situated on the Cuddow, 6o m.
Schneidemuhl carries on a trade in wood, grain and potatoes, and possesses an iron foundry, several glass works and machine-shops, and other industrial establishments.
Considerable damage was done to the town in 1893 by a violent overflow of water from a deep artesian well.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /correction/edit?locale=en&content_id=59597   (129 words)

  
 Andy & Mary's Genealogy - wegn48 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Schneidemuhl is about 50 miles southeast of Schl├Ânwitz (the likely area of residence of Martin's speculated father, Wilhelm).
Schneidemuhl is on the border between the Posen and West Prussia provinces of Prussia.
A "Schneidemuhl" (now Pila or Pita, Poland) was located in West Prussia near the Posen border about 50 miles southeast of the Labes/Schievelbein area of Pommern and about 16 miles north northwest of the city of Chodziesen.
homepages.rootsweb.com /~wegner/webweg/wegn48.htm   (6418 words)

  
 Schneidemuhl
An old photographic postcard of the former German town of Schneidemuhl in Pommern (Western Pomerania) Prussia.
We hope that by making this and other old postcards available online that they will be of interest to anyone interested in the history of Schneidemuhl or researching their Prussian, Jewish, German or Polish ancestry.
Buy maps of Schneidemuhl and area around it.
prussianpoland.com /schneidemuhl.html   (120 words)

  
 Poland 07-Pila, Schneidemuhl - Sightseeing in Poland pictures on Worldisround
Among my ancestors on the Gensicke side was Friedrich Ottomar Kruger, who came to the U.S. from this town.
Only then it was Schneidemuhl, Posen, part of Prussia.
I had some limited hope of finding possible relatives in the two old German cemeteries in town, but the town was a major railroad center and munitions site, so most of the town's historical core was bombed into oblivian during the war.
www.worldisround.com /articles/340103/text.html   (260 words)

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