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Napoleonic Era Awards Of All German States

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Herzogtum Nassau: silver Military Merit Medal, 1st Model 1807 - 1818.

 



246 awards in total.

  • 28 campaign vs. Prussia (1806/07)
  • 1 campaign vs. Austria (1809)
  • 102 campaign vs. Spain (1808 - 1813)
  • 115 battle at Waterloo (1815)

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Alex

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Oldenburg: Kriegsdenkmuenze fuer den Feldzug 1815

 

1581 awards, including the late awards, which took place on 26 November 1834.

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Alex

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Very nice. This thread is my favorite on the site.

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This is one area that is not represented in my Prussian collection... I need to find a campaign medal, as there is no way in hell I would ever be able to afford an EK2. 

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Hessen-Kassel: Eiserner Helm, on german cross for 1815.

Created in 1814 by Kurfürst Wilhelm I.

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Best regards.

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Thank you for this link.

This cross belonged to Friedrich Wilhelm vd Gröben for the battle of Ligny (june 16 1815).

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no problem

Did you get it directly from the family? Or in some kind of auction?

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It was in an auction, with a letter of notification I can't regrettably buy! (I have only a copy).

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heroic acts in front of the enemy. e.g. one got it for capturing the guns of which the metal later provided for the 1821 medals. But senior staff officials also got it. 

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Order of the Westphalian Crown, created by king Jérôme (Napoléon'sbrother) (december 25 1809).

First class knight:

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Second class knight (august 15 1812):colle-12.jpgcolle-13.jpg

 

With Biennais's hallmark:

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I'm for the moment wrighting a book about the order of the Crown  and the medals of the kingdom of Westpahalia that will be published beginning 2017.

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great to hear about your bopk will it include a list of recipients wuth biographical and carwerdata?

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Yes indeed. A list of more than 400 récipients of the Crown Order and some of the Honor Medal..

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great! which sources do you use for the list?

Will it also contain their biographical en careerdata?

maybe you could provide me with your mailadress via a private message, so I can share with you what I collected during the years on the subject

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My principal sources are:

Moniteur Westphalien. A Cassel, de l’Imprimerie royale. Années 1809 à 1813.

Almanach de Westphalie. A Cassel, de l’Imprimerie royale. Années 1811 à 1813.

Bulletin des lois du royaume de Westphalie. A Cassel, de l’Imprimerie J. H. Martin Aubel. Années 1807 à 1813.

Almanach Impérial. Paris, Testu. Années 1810 à 1813.

 

My list contains some careerdata as the function at the time of the attribution.

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For a soldier from Wurtemberg having received both Wurtemberg Medal for one campaign and St Helena's Medal:

 

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Hello gentlemen!

I am loocking for a list of recipeints of the 1815-1831 Hannoverian silver merit medal.

Can somebody help me?

Thank you.

 

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To compare with "Guelphen Medaille" (p. 8), the "Verdienst Medaille 1815 for Carl Heinr. Oppermann:

 

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