Congratulations Peter. You must have used your charm to let him agree to let go the nice marking helmet
That's great thanks Sandy.I think I was able to decipher most of the text on the note. I have marked the words I am unsure about, but I'm pretty sure about the others.
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PS: Landwehr may well be correct. I took a closer look and found evidence that enlisted men of the Train did not wear Landwehr crosses on their helmets. Only train officers did that.
Link: The Prussian Issued Landwehr Wappen 1842 to 1895