The Prussian

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Hello!

Does anyone knows, what this badge is? The diametre is 3,4cm

Because of the letter K I assume, it´s a german or an austrian one. You know the most words spoken as a K, in english and french are spelled with a C.

A J in Germany often means I.

So Imo should be Immobile.

Württemberg had an Immobile Kraftwagen-Abteilung Nr.1

So my idea is:

Immobile Kraftwagen-Abteilung HR 1918 (Immobile motor-lorry detachment)

But what the hell does HR mean??? Maybe something with Honvéd, if it´s an austrian one??? :wacky::speechless::rolleyes:

Maybe it´s not military?

Thanks a lot in advance!

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ID: 2   Posted

To The Prussian : I believe that HR has no connectio with the Honved . the abreviated form in hungarian is KMH and in german KUL . 

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Yes, I agree.

I have recieved another tip for that badge:

JMO (Immatrikulation Ostern = enrolment Easter)

K.W.A. = Kaiser-Wilhelm-Akademie

HR = Heer

The K.W.A. was an academy, medicin students studied for ther service in the army or navy. They enroled twice (Easter or autumn) and they had to decide where to serve. In the Army (Heer) or in the Navy (Marine)

That´s just a guess, but the abbreviations themselves would fit...

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To The Prussian : A badge of the Pepiniere ? Could be , It was the only academy of military doctors in Prussia at least I know that they received their military instruction during 6 months or so in a Guard unit , perhaps the badge was for use with civilian dress on the lapels . the badge is good made but of cheap metal . one suggestion : I think that HR means Heereserve ,

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Hello!

Well, your are right about the quality. It´s simply cheap metal, but I think, in 1918 that was ok...

Heeresreserve is possible too, of course. I just wonder, I´ve never seen such a badge before.This one was at ebay for about two years before I decided to buy it.

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