Maschinengewehr 08 of Kgl. Bayer. Landwehr-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 6
The L.I.R. Nr. 6 (1st Bavarian Landwehr Division) served on the Western Front, initially seeing action in the Battle of the Frontiers. From September 1914 to the end of May 1915, it fought south of Dieuze. From June 1915 to November 1918, the Division occupied the line in Lorraine. Allied intelligence rated the Division as fourth class; it was considered primarily a sector holding unit and remained generally on the defensive except for various raids.