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  1. two other examples: https://www.rct.uk/collection/2909714/prince-christian-of-schleswig-holstein-1831-1917 https://www.rct.uk/collection/2908984/emperor-wilhelm-i-of-germany-1886-album-photographs-royal-portraits-1883-1891
  2. another example of using the abbreviated band FRIEDRICH WILHELM GROSSHERZOG VON MECKLENBUR.STRELITZ K H
  3. During the First World War, I only know that he earned the oak leaves for his Pour le Mérite (March 22, 1915). I think it was more a recognition of his entire military career,
  4. Forgive, a transcription error 01-11-1856 Grenadier 13-06-1857 Portepeefähnrich 13-04-1858 Sekonde-Lieutenant 24-12-1865 Premier-Lieutenant mit Patent vom 11.02.1865 16-05-1867 Hauptmann 22-03-1873 Major (Landw.) 22-03-1883 Oberst-Lieutenant (Landw.) 27-01-1889 Charakter als Oberst 22-11-1891 Charakter als General-Major 18-10-1895 Charakter als General-Lieutenant 18-10-1904 Charakter als General der Infanterie
  5. 01-11-1856 Grenadier 13-06-1857 Porteoeefänrich 13-04-1858 Sekonde-Lieutenant 24-12-1865 Premiert-Lieutenant (Patent 11-02-1865) 22-03-1873 Hauptmann 22-03-1873 Major (Landw.) 22-03-1883 Oberst-Lieutenant (Landw.) 27-01-1889 Charakter als Oberst 22-11-1891 Charakter als General Major 18-10-1895 Charakter als General-Lieutenant 18-10-1904 Charakter als General der Infanterie.
  6. without a doubt: Großherzogtum Mecklenburg Militärverdienstkreuz 1870. see biography
  7. Riddle solved. Thanks to an Ebay ad I have found out which uniform these embroideries belong to. In the following link the "Uniform des württembergischen Staatsanwalt Richard von Sieber" is sold. https://www.ebay.de/itm/184071337951?mkevt=1&mkcid=1&mkrid=707-53477-19255-0&campid=5338722076&toolid=10001 With good photos of the collar and cuffs. Apparently this uniform went on sale at auction number 8 of Bene Merenti 8. AUKTION 27. September 2014
  8. Of course, a pleasure as always. Photo source: Geschichte des Westfälischen Fußartillerie-Regiments Nr. 7 (Köln 1898) Posted by: http://www.lexikon-deutschegenerale.de
  9. Hello Claudio, General Hermann Freiherr von Vietinghoff gen. Scheel was not the son of the previous general. Hermann Freiherr von Vietinghoff genannt Scheel (1829–1905) had 6 children, only two of them pursuing a military career: - Alfred Alexander Gustav Konrad Guido - Oberstleutnant a. D. (Geb. Wahlstatt 26.06.1856 – Gest. Görlitz 29.01.1933) - Georg Willibald Gustav Adolf Franz Bernhard - Oberst und Kommandeur der 5. Garde-Infanterie-Brigade (Geb. Berlin 08.07.1862 – Gefallen bei Poelkappelle vor Ypern 21.09.1916)
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