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One of the rarest EK Awards...

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Rick woulda flipped over this... A Black ribboned EK for service on the homefront.... quite a bit rarer than a white ribbon heimat.thumb.jpg.726eef57e6a006b5b86f1d0ccb96dce9.jpgcross....

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Chris,

The recipient of such an uncommon award as that deserves a name.

C a r l Albert Ziehl, born 26.06.1868 in Flensburg.  He was a customs official in various locations in the north of Germany.

Dates of rank:

Hptm.d.L.  16.06.1911  Oberlt.  14.11.1903 and Sek.Lt. 24.07.1894.  He was initially a Sek.Lt.d.R. of Füsilier R. 86

also, the document is signed by

Gerhard Snethlage  (26.05.1863-00.00.1940)

15.10.14-22.11.18     Chef d. St. d. stellv. Gen. Komdo. d. II. AK

20.05.14  in Genehm. seines Abschiedsgesuchs m. Pens. u. d. Erlaubn. z. Tr. d. Regts. Unif. z. Disp. gestellt

01.10.12-20.05.14  Kom. d. Feldart. R. 82  (Rastenburg)

 Andy

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Hi Andy

to me, the knowledge is Harry Potter standard too.

On 05/12/2018 at 17:15, arb said:

Chris,

The recipient of such an uncommon award as that deserves a name.

C a r l Albert Ziehl, born 26.06.1868 in Flensburg.  He was a customs official in various locations in the north of Germany.

Dates of rank:

Hptm.d.L.  16.06.1911  Oberlt.  14.11.1903 and Sek.Lt. 24.07.1894.  He was initially a Sek.Lt.d.R. of Füsilier R. 86

also, the document is signed by

Gerhard Snethlage  (26.05.1863-00.00.1940)

15.10.14-22.11.18     Chef d. St. d. stellv. Gen. Komdo. d. II. AK

20.05.14  in Genehm. seines Abschiedsgesuchs m. Pens. u. d. Erlaubn. z. Tr. d. Regts. Unif. z. Disp. gestellt

01.10.12-20.05.14  Kom. d. Feldart. R. 82  (Rastenburg)

 Andy

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Für Heimatverdienste means he got the IC on non-combatant ribbon. Würde zu einem Offizier im Kriegsbekleidungsamt passen.

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2 hours ago, ixhs said:

Für Heimatverdienste means he got the IC on non-combatant ribbon. Würde zu einem Offizier im Kriegsbekleidungsamt passen.

Hi,

Military Personnel received the  Cross on a Normal Ribbon with the Vermerk Heimatverdiesnt or verdienst in der Heimat they did not receive a White ribbon. Unlike 1870 the white ribbon 1914 is usually always a civilian. The Heimat Verdienst on black ribbon is usually for ausbilder, commanders of an ersatz Bataillon, Artillery Park etc etc... on this example the ribbon is actually specified.... They are way scarcer than a white ribbon....black.thumb.jpg.e66f889cc1a9559b937829ad1d9506e1.jpg

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Oh, thank you. I hoped one of those would turn up one day.

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First a document and now a bar. I wonder how many people said it was a put together.....

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No one ever did. I got it from one of our fellow Contemptible's of high regard, who lamented that it had no award document. Now, another is enjoying it, who is building a nice collection of NC bars.

It's been shown many times on this forum.

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