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Looking at this 1870 group waiting on better pics of ek ! It non combat 1870 ek but has combatantant 1870 campaign medal ? Valid combination? I will post better pic if I get them !

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5 hours ago, scottplen said:

Looking at this 1870 group waiting on better pics of ek ! It non combat 1870 ek but has combatantant 1870 campaign medal ? Valid combination? I will post better pic if I get them !

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The typical and correct combination of a medical officer (Sanitätsoffizier). Before 1868 the military medicals were military officials. Therfore they got the noncombatand versions of the campaign medals in 1848, 1864 and 1866. In 1868 in Prussia the "Sanitätsoffizierskorps" was created. Afterwards the military medics count as officers. In the war of 1871 per statutes they were awarded the Iron Cross on the white ribbon, but they ALWAYS got in 1871 the combatand campaign medal. So a bid odd is the combatand medal for 1864 on this bar. But this is not impossible. The later medical officers had to serve in a basic military training. In this part of their education they had normal men ranks and therefore count as combatands. So it may be, the person we are talking about was in that initial stage of his qualification in the war against Denmark.

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Looks like the GODET version.

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