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Kordes II (1891-1976), Wilhelm J.H.
Discussion id : 119-480
most recent 23 DEC 19 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 23 DEC 19 by Darrell
Why is 'Valencia' not listed under Plants Bred by Kordes?
Discussion id : 97-647
most recent 19 FEB 17 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 19 FEB 17 by Andrew from Dolton
My great-grandfather Oswald-Franz Mutzke was in prison with Wilhelm Kordes on the Isle of Man during the first world war, 1914-18.
Reply #1 of 2 posted 19 FEB 17 by Patricia Routley
Did Wilhelm infect Oswald with the rose passion?
Reply #2 of 2 posted 19 FEB 17 by Andrew from Dolton
Not to my knowledge but his daughter, my grandmother, was a very good rose grower and she greatly inspired me. I wrote a little bit about her life in my journal, under the title of "Why a White Poppy" and on the front page of my account..
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