Hermann Bosch

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Hermann Bosch
Karlsruhe FV 1910.jpg
Bosch (3rd from left)
as well as teammate and trainer William Townley
as German champion 1910
birthday March 10, 1891
place of birth ÖhningenGerman Empire
date of death November 15, 1916
Place of death KronstadtAustria-Hungary
position Left winger
Years station Games (goals) 1
1908-1914 Karlsruhe FV
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1912-1913 Germany 5 (0)
1 Only league games are given.

Hermann Bosch (born March 10, 1891 in Öhningen , † November 15, 1916 in Kronstadt ) was a German football player .



Hermann Bosch, son of the chief accountant Fridolin Bosch and his wife Emma, ​​belonged to the Karlsruhe FV as a left runner, for whom he played his point games from 1908 to 1914 in the championships organized by the Association of South German Football Associations in the southern district . At the end of his second season he won the southern championship and prevailed undefeated with his team in the subsequent finals for the southern German championship - as at the end of the following season. Also in his fourth season he won two regional titles with the South District Championship and the South German Championship. After he had finished fourth with the team in the 1912/13 season , he finished his last season in the regional top division from last ; the Karlsruher FV thus relegated to second class.

Due to the successes in the years 1910 to 1912, he and his team also took part in the respective finals for the German championship. He played his first final round game on May 15, 1910 in the Cologne final, which was only decided 1-0 against Holstein Kiel in extra time with the decisive goal from Max Breunig in the 114th minute. In 1911 he played the quarter and semi-finals , which were lost 2-0 to VfB Leipzig . In 1912 he reached the final again with the Karlsruher FV, after he had already played in the victorious games in the quarter and semi-finals . The final, held in Hamburg on May 26, 1912 , was decided this time by a penalty goal - Ernst Möller decided the encounter in the 52nd minute in favor of Holstein Kiel.

Selection / national team

Bosch took part in the competition for the Crown Prince's Cup as a member of the national team of the Association of South German Football Associations . After success in the quarter and semi-finals, he took part in the final held in Berlin on May 25, 1911 , which was lost, however, 2: 4 n. V. against the team of the North German Football Association .

He made his debut in the senior national team on June 29, 1912 in Stockholm during the Olympic soccer tournament in the main round in the 1: 5 knockout knockout loss against the Austrian national team . He played his second tournament game in the semi-finals of the consolation round in the 1: 3 defeat against the Hungarian national team on July 3, 1912. Also his last three international games , which he played against the national team of Denmark , the Netherlands and most recently on May 18, 1913 in Freiburg denied in Breisgau against Switzerland , were all lost.



Hermann Bosch died in the First World War after being seriously wounded by a shot in the head on the Romanian front in a hospital in Kronstadt in Transylvania . In the month of his death he was awarded the Iron Cross with the rank of NCO . It was the second son that the Bosch family lost in World War I, and he was one of 66 members of the Karlsruhe FV who lost their lives in the war. Club member Max Breunig later married Bosch's sister Emma.

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ City Archives Karlsruhe (ed.): Sport in Karlsruhe. From the beginning until today , p. 189. Karlsruhe, 2006.
  2. ^ Extract from the German lists of losses (Preuss. 789) of March 21, 1917, p. 17959