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  1. I am referring to the 9th ribbon (without swords). I would expect this to be listed in the 1914 Bavarian Rank List, and it is not.
  2. Any record of Pöllmann having the Bavarian Military Merit Order without Swords (pre-war)? It's not listed in the 1914 Rank List.
  3. The second medal is the 1934 Honour Cross. The second to last medal is the Jerusalem Cross. The third medal in the photograph (cross) is the Prussian Long Service Cross.
  4. Looks like a nice genuine Godet made bar. Devices and ribbons are good with consistent wear. Precedence of ribbons is also correct for a post Anschluss made bar.
  5. I believe that medal bar belonged to his son, Dr. Hans Georg von Mackensen.
  6. Peter, Thank you for your reply. Were veterans entitled to such medals or the various jubilee medals, or had you to be serving at the time of issue? Many thanks Pierce
  7. Hi, I just wondered if the Award Rolls are available for the Defence Medal. I had a relative who served in WW1 but not sure if he played any part in WW2. He would have been in his later 50s into early 60s at the time of WW2. Any help with this query would be very much appreciated. Kind regards, Pierce
  8. Dear Friends, A collector in the US has sent me this document in the hope of finding out about more about what it says. It relates to a Kriegsmarine engineer who has transferred back to civilian service with the Reichsbahn. I believe it mentions him being confined to barracks for 3 days (Stubenarrest?). Does it state the reason? Any help that can be offered with this would be appreciated. Many thanks Pierce
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    Unknown Chinese Medal

    Many thanks. Your help is appreciated. I assume this is the Junior grade, 1st class?
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    Unknown Chinese Medal

    I would appreciate some help with obtaining the name of this medal, and what ribbon goes with it. Thank you Pierce
  11. I would not rule out the 5th ribbon being for the Turkish Liakat Medal. It has a red stripe on the edge of the ribbon, which the Bavarian Jubilee Medal does not. It is more clear to be seen on the reverse of the bar.