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German field post in the District of Valenciennes 1914-1918.

Location of the field post offices.

You will find in this page the location of several field post offices in the District of Valenciennes. I have to say (again) that if we have lots of informations about the 6th Army, it is not the same for the period of time from October 1916 to November 1918 because the archives of the 1st, 2nd and 17th Army no longer exist.
The dates which are sure are underlined. Dates resulting from observations are not. 
The figure in brackets indicates the number of the Army.This list is far from being exhaustive.



Towns and villages where there is no traces of field post offices:
Abscon:
There is no field post office in this village.However, there was a military airfield from November 1917 to October 1918.
Artres, Aubry, Aulnoy les Valenciennes, Bellaing, Beuvrages, Bousignies, Brillon,  Bruilles St Amand, Château l'Abbaye, Crespin, Curgies,  Emerchicourt, Escaudain, Escaupont, Estreux, Famars: There is no field post office in this village.However, there was one of the 3 military airfields of Valenciennes.
Flines les Mortagne, Fresnes sur L'Escaut, Haspres, Haveluy, Hélesmes, Hergnies, Hérin, Hordain, La Sentinelle, Lecelles, Lieu St Amand, Lourches, Maing, Marly: There is no field post office in this village.However in the suburb of La Briquette, there was one of the 3 military airfields of Valenciennes.
Mastaing, Maulde, Millonfosse, Monchaux, Mortagne, Neuville sur Escaut, Nivelle, Noyelles sur Selle, Odomez, Oisy, Onnaing, Petite Forêt, Préseau, Prouvy, Quarouble, Quiévrechain, Roeulx, Rombies et Marchipont, Rosult, Rouvignies, Rumegies, Saint Aybert, Saultain: There is no field post office in this village.However, there was one of the 3 military airfields of Valenciennes.
Thiant, Thivencelles, Thun, Trith St Léger, Verchain-Maugré, Vicq, Vieux Condé, Wavrechain sous Denain.

Towns and villages were there was German field post offices:

Anzin:
(6)Oct. 31,1915-Dec.25, 1915: field post office of the 13th Infantry Reserve Division (K.D. Feldpostexp. 13. Reserve Div.).

Avesnes le Sec:
(6)Jan. 03, 1915-Oct. 08, 1915: field post office of the  54th Infantry Division (K.D. Feldpostexp. der 54 Inf. Div.).

Bouchain:
(6)Oct. 03, 1916-Oct. 07, 1916: field post office of the Bureau de la 8th Infantry Division (K.D. Feldpostexped. der 8. Inf. Div).
(6)Apr. 13, 1917: field post office of the Bureau de la 35th Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 918).
(6)Apr. 18, 1917-Apr. 22, 1917: field post office of the 9th Infantry Reserve Division (Deutsche Feldpost 853).
(6)May 29, 1917-Aug. 31, 1917: field post of the Guard Reserve Army Corps (Deutsche Feldpost 1015).
(6)1Nov. 02, 1917-Nov. 05, 1917: field post office n° 408 for the 9th Reserve Army Corps (Deutsche Feldpost 408).
(6)Nov. 02,1917-Nov. 05, 1917: field post office of the 14th Reserve Army Corps (Deutsche Feldpost 895).
(6)May 29, 1917-Aug. 30, 1917: field post office n° 323 (Feldpoststation) for the sedentary troops of the 19th Reserve Corps. Deutsche Feldpost 323.

Bruay sur l'Escaut:
(17)Jul. 18, 1918-Jul. 25, 1918: field post office n° 14 (Deutsche Feldpost 14).

Condé sur l'Escaut:
(6)Aug. 11, 1917-Mar.01, 1918: field post office n° 418 (Feldpoststation). Deustche Feldpost 418.
(17)Mar.02, 1918-Nov. 03, 1918: field post office n° 418 (Feldpoststation). Deustche Feldpost 418.
 
Denain:
(6)Mar. 25, 1915: field post office of the 58th Infantry Division (K.D. Feldpostexp. der 58. Inf. Div).
(6)Aug. 10, 1917-Nov. 04, 1917: field post office n° 419 (Feldpoststation). Deustche Feldpost 419.
(2)Nov. 05, 1917-Sept. 02, 1918: field post office n° 419 (Feldpoststation). Deustche Feldpost 419.
(17)Sept. 03, 1917-Oct. 15, 1918: field post office n° 419 (Feldpoststation). Deustche Feldpost 419.

Douchy les Mines:
(6)Oct. 07, 1914: field post office of the  4th Army Corps (Feldpostamt). K.D. Feldpostamt 4. Armeekorps.
(6)Oct. 07, 1914-Oct. 09,1914: field post office of the 8th Infantry Division (K.D. Feldpostexp 8. Inf. Div.).

Hasnon:
(6)Feb. 06, 1918-Feb. 28, 1918:field post office of the 6th Reserve Army Corps (Deutsche Feldpost 761).
(17)Mar.01, 1918-Nov. 02, 1918: field post office of the 6th Reserve Army Corps (Deutsche Feldpost 761).

Marquette en Ostrevant:
(6)Oct. 15, 1914: field post office of the 3rd Cavalry Division (K.D. Feldpostexpedition. der 3. Kavallerie Division).
(6)Apr. 12, 1917-May 22, 1917: field post office n° 895 (Feldpoststation) for the 14th Reserve Army Corps. Deustche Feldpost 895.
(6)May 22, 1917-May 28, 1917: field post office of the Guard Reserve Corps (Deutsche Feldpost 1015).
(6)June 12, 1917-Nov. 01, /1917: field post office of the 14th Reserve Army Corps (Deustche Feldpost 895).
(6)Apr. 12, 1917-May 28, 1917: Fieldpost office n° 323 (Feldpoststation) for the sedentary troops of the 19th Reserve Corps. Deustche Feldpost 323.
(6)June 12, 1917-Nov. 01, 1917: field post office n° 408 (Feldpoststation). Deustche Feldpost 408.

Sebourg:
(6)May 01, 1917-Feb. 28, 1918: field post office n° 325 (Feldpoststation). Deutsche Feldpost 325.
(17)Mar. 01, 1918-Nov. 02, 1918: field post office n° 325 (Feldpoststation). Deutsche Feldpost 325.
Before May 1917, this post office belonged to the 1st Army. Sebourg was the place of a Field Artillery training camp (Feldartillerie Übungsplatz).

Saint Amand les Eaux:
(6)Apr. 10, 1916-Feb. 14, 1917: field post office n° 411 (Feldpoststation 411).
(6)Jul. 08, 1916: field post office of the 7th Infantry Division (K.D. Feldpostexp. der 7. Inf. Div.).
(6)Feb 15, 1917-Feb 28, 1918: field post office n° 411 (Deutsche Feldpost 411).
(6)Apr. 25, 1917-Apr. 27, 1917: field post office of the 3rd (Bavarian) Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 798).
(6)Apr. 11, 1917-Apr. 13, 1917: field post office of the 79th Reserve Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 839).
(6)Jul. 07, 1917-Jul. 08, 1917: field post office of the 5th (Bavarian) Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 813).
(6)Aug. 23, 1917-Sept. 08, 1917: field post office of the 11th Reserve Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 854)
(17)Mar. 01, 1918-Nov. 02, 1918: field post office n° 411 (Deutsche Feldpost 411). .

Saint Saulve:
(6)Oct. 31, 1915-Dec. 31, 1915: field post office of the 7th Reserve Army Corps (K.D. Feldpostamt 7. Armeekorps).
(6)Oct. 02, 1915-Oct. 08, 1915: field post office of the 38th Infantry Division (K.D. Feldpostexp 38. Inf. Div).

Valenciennes:
(7)Sept. 29, 1914-Oct. 02, 1914: field post office of the 7th Army Post Office Direction (K. D. Feldpoststation Nr 77).
(6)Sept. 29, 1914-Oct. 02, 1914: field post office of the 1st (Bavarian) Reserve Army Corps (K.B. Feldpostamt 1. Res. Korps).
(6)Oct. 01, 1914-Oct. 02, 1914: High Command of the 4th Cavalry Corps.
(6)Oct. 05, 1914-Oct. 07, 1914: field post office of the 14th Army Corps (K.B.Feldpostamt 14. Armee. Cps.).
(6)Oct. 05, 1914-Oct. 09, 1917: field post office of the 29th Infantry Division (K.D. Feldpostexpedition 29. Inf. Div.).
(6)Oct. 10, 1914-Oct. 15, 1914: field post office of the 13th (Wurtemburg) Army Corps d'Armée (13. K. Würt.Armeekorps Feldpostamt).
(6)Oct.10, 1914-Oct. 13, 1914: field post office of the 26th (Wurtemburg) Infantry Division (13. K. Würt.Armeekorps 26.Div. Feldpost Exp.).
(6)Oct. 10, 1914-Oct. 14, 1914: field post office of the 25th(Hess) Reserve Infantry Division (K.D. Feldpostexp.d. Grossh. Hess 25. Reserve-Division).
(6)Oct. 14, 1914-June 29, 1915: field post office n° 77 (Feldpostsation) joined the 6th Army (K. D. Feldpoststation Nr 77).
(6)Nov. 08, 1914-Sept. 29, 1916: field post office of the Inspection of the Etappen zone (Felpostanstalt Et. Insp. 6. Armee).
(6)Nov. 13, 1914-Feb. 29, 1916: Bavarian field post office n° 2 (Feldpostation). Feldpoststation n° 2 der 6. Armee.
(6)Dec. 11, 1914-Feb. 29, 1916: Bavarian field post office n° 7 (Feldpostation). Feldpoststation n° 7 der 6. Armee.
(6)Mar. 08, 1915-Mar. 23, 1916: Bavarian field post office n° 5 (Feldpostation). Feldpoststation n° 5 der 6. Armee.
(6)Mar. 12, 1915-Mar. 27, 1915: field post office of the 52nd Infantry Division (K.D. Feldpostexp der 52. Inf. Div.).
(6)Mar. 23, 1915-Apr. 12, 1915: field post office of the 2nd (Bavarian) Army Corps d'Armée (Feldpostamt K. Bayer. 2. Armeekorps).
(6)June 06, 1915-Jul. 02, 1915: field post office of the 3rd Guard Infantry Division (K.D. Feldpostexp. der 3. Garde.Infanterie Div.).
(OHL) Jul. 05, 1915-Jul. 25, 1915: field post office of the 56th Division (K.D. Feldpostexp 56. Infant.-Div.). This Division was in reserve under the High Command (Oberste Heeresleitung) in the vincinity of  Valenciennes and then was not belonging to any Army Corps.
(6)Aug. 02, 1915-Sept. 07, 1915: field post office of the 5th Infantry Division (K.D. Feldpostexp 5. Inf. Div.).
(6)Oct. 04, 1915-Oct. 09, 1915: field post office of the 11th Army Corps (K.D. Feldpostamt 11. Armeekorps).
(6)Mar. 01, 1916-Sept. 29, 1916: The Bavarian field post office n° 2 became n° 402 (Feldpoststation 402). It is the post office  of the Lines-of-Communication Inspectorate  of the 6th Army.
(OHL) Feb. 02, 1916-March 23, 1916: field post office of the 43rd Reserve Division (K.D. Feldpostexp 43. Reserve-Div.). This Division was in reserve under the High Command (Oberste Heeresleitung) in the vincinity of  Valenciennes and then was not belonging to any Army Corps.
(6)Mar. 01, 1916-Dec. 21, 1916: The Bavarian field post office n° 7 became 407 (Feldpoststation 407).
(6)Jul. 04, 1916-Apr. 08, 1915: field post office of the 5th Infantry Division (K.D. Feldpostexp 5. Inf. Div.).
(1)Oct. 01, 1916-Feb. 15, 1917: Post office of the Lines-of-Communication Inspectorate of the 1st Army. (K.D. Feldpoststion Nr 292).
(1)Feb. 15, 1917-Apr. 20, 1917: field post office n° 292 became Deutsche Feldpost 292.
(OHL) Dec. 23, 1916-Jan. 1, 1917: field post office of the 50th Reserve Division (K.D. Feldpostexp 50. Res.-Div.). This Division was in reserve under the High Command (Oberste Heeresleitung) in the vincinity of  Valenciennes and then was not belonging to any Army Corps.
(1) Mar. 24, 1917-Apr. 11, 1917: field post office of the 29th Infantry  Division (Deutsche Feldpost 765).
(6)Apr. 19, 1917-May, 01, 1917: field post office of the 18th Reserve Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 877).
(2)Apr. 21, 1917-Sept. 03, 1918: Post office of the Lines-of-Communication Inspectorate of the 2nd Army. (Deutsche Feldpost 45).
(6)Apr. 30, 1917-May 12, 1917: field post office of the 26th Infantry  Division (Deutsche Feldpost 985).
(17)June 21, 1918-Aug. 19, 1918: field post office n° 34 (Deutsche Feldpost 34).

Wallers:
(6)Apr. 12, 1917-Apr. 14, 1917: field post office of the 17th Reserve Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 993).
(6)May 07, 1917-May 08, 1917: field post office of the 36th Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 803).

Wasnes au Bac:
(6)Apr. 15, 1917-Apr. 20, 1917: field post office of the 1st Guard Division (Deutsche Feldpost 712).
(6)Apr. 23, 1917-Apr. 28, 1917: field post office of the 9th Reserve Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 853).
(6)May 03, 1917-May 05,1917: field post office of the 207th Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 787).

Wavrechain sous Faulx:
(6)Apr. 28, 1917-May 02, 1917: field post office of the 207th Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 787).
(6)May 12, 1917-May 18, 1917: field post office of the 22nd Reserve Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 795).
(6)May 12, 1917-May 18, 1917: field post office of the 26th Reserve Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 796).
(6)May 23, 1917-June 12, 1917: field post office of the 1st Guard Reserve Division (Deutsche Feldpost 875).
(6)May 19, 1917-May 21, 1917: field post office of the 220th Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 952).
(6)Sept. 20, 1917-Sept. 25, 1917: field post office of the 20th Infantry Division (Deutsche Feldpost 717)


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