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Baden Medal Bars from the Franco-Prussian War 1870/71

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Here is a bar from a Baden Leibgrenadier that fought at the battles of Nuits and Lisaine.

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http://gmic.co.uk/uploads/monthly_10_2011/post-1062-0-69551300-1318558137.jpgA portrait of a Baden Leibgrenadier and veteran of the Franco-Prussian war.

Please post your 1870/71 Baden Bars!

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I have posted this bar before, but for the benefit of those members who may not have seen it -

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Really nice bars there CRBeery, and your ribbon bar, identified no less, is super!

Here is my other one -

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Here is my other one -

Beauty!

... is there a name on the back of the K.F. Militärverdienstmedaille?

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Thank you Naxos.

Yes indeed there is - L. Rau.

This medal was awarded on 8 January 1871 to Gefreiter Ludwig Rauch of the 3rd Infantry Regiment (in) acknowledgment of outstanding bravery on 18 December 1870 in the battle at Nuits.

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I found him:

Gefreiter Ludwig Rau (not Rauch)

Gefreiter Ludwig Rau served in 11th Companie, 3. Baden Infantry Regiment

His name was printed wrong as Ludwig Rauch on page 31 of the Badische Staatsanzeiger from January 1871. On page 201 of the Badische Staatsanzeiger there is the correction of his name as Ludwig Rau (not Rauch).

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Wow!

How very interesting. Thank you for this additional information.

I think that the confusion stems, in part, from the fact that there clearly is a period (.) after the RAU on the medal.

Again, many thanks - the learning process never ceases.

Wild Card

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Wow!

How very interesting. Thank you for this additional information.

I think that the confusion stems, in part, from the fact that there clearly is a period (.) after the RAU on the medal.

Again, many thanks - the learning process never ceases.

Wild Card

:cheers:

There was a Rauch as well but his first name was Friedrich and he was awarded the civilian KFMVM

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My Baden Medal Bar

:love: Nice bar! Thanks for showing it.

Can you show us the reverse too?

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:love: Nice bar! Thanks for showing it.

Can you show us the reverse too?

Yes, very nice - ... exactly the kind of bar I was hoping to see here :love:

If there are more out there, please post them!

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I have posted this bar before, but for the benefit of those members who may not have seen it -

Hi WC!

I love your medal bar... especially that Offiziers-DA at the end of the bar... so rarely seen mounted on a bar! ;)

ciao,

Claudio

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Hi,

this one was already discussed, but should not be missing in this thread.

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