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Hi folks, This is my first post to this group, although I have come across it many times in making background checks for medal groups. I purchased this German colonial set recently, and I’m confused (so I thought I’d pass this one by you all!). Our man has the Lion & Elephant Orders, with corresponding buttonhole ribbons, however, in the photo (c.1938), he also wears the Austrian, Hungarian & Bulgarian War Medals. so, my thinking is that he was a schutztruppe veteran from DSWA, judging from the band on his hat, but how did he manage to serve in Europe if the ca