[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Polish/Russian army uniform

Guido S. Guido.Schulz at t-online.de
Mon Dec 17 08:18:06 PST 2001

My great-uncle Artur Schulz, *Pulin, weared (on an old no more existing
photo, that was taken in the 1920s) a uniform with a long white overcoat
with big golden knobs at the sleeves and black trousers, that were so wide,
that my grandfather (his brother), when he saw this picture, said to my
grandmother: "Please write them back a letter - they should make two out of

Anybody here who is familiar with Russian army or police uniforms? Was this
an army, or was it a police or maybe a miliz uniform?

Guido Schulz

Researching Schulz (Pulin & Karlswalde), Pahl (Fuerstendorf) - Gretzinger,
Nikel, Uderjan, Lipke, Kosluk,

> I have a photo of a great uncle in army uniform from the mid or late
> He was born about 1900 in Kreis Wladimir, Volhynia, was deported to Omsk,
> Siberia in 1915, and may have returned to Volhynia about 1921.  I would
> to know whether he served in the Polish army or the Russian army.
> I will be glad to send the photo by email to anyone who may be able to
> identify the country of the uniform.
> Dick Stein
> Researching Stein, Riske, Kitzmann, Schachtschneider, Rachui, Abram, Drews
> from Volhynia and Poland
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