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To revive this old topic, this popped up at the SOS this weekend:

Indeed I did. It is now residing in my gun safe.

Gentlemen, I can tell you that you have to see this bar (in person) to really appreciate it. Congratulations Beau! :cheers:

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Dear ccj

The third award is a bavarian Luitpoldkreuz for 40 years of public service, the fifth award is a Sicherheitsdienst-auszeichnung for 35 years of service in the police (Gendarmerie). It is a very nice bar if I may say so.

Kind regards, Laurentius

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Yes, the Bathildis medal is really not often seen on medal bars.

Sometimes you can find NC bars with Oldenburg FAK on combatant ribbon (means mixed bars) - or on non-combatant ribbon.

I have both of them.

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Thanks. The reason I ask is I think people are trying to figure out some medals which have the clover-like mark on them, specifically some Hamburg Hansa Crosses. I have a Naval Flyer's Commemorative which also has this mark.

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On ‎04‎/‎01‎/‎2019 at 17:21, Uffz. Rohleder said:

Yes they did. 

A friend send me this photo of an Award Dokument to a female nurse. 

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The coolest HK citation I've seen.  Thank you for sharing it.  I have not seen any others.  Have I just been unlucky or are they that rare?

Komtur-  This is seriously a pinnacle nurse's set.  Thank you!

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On 05/01/2019 at 01:19, Komtur said:

Johanniterschwester Anna Petersen, geb. Haegely

 

Hi Komtur,

as someone collecting photographs and documents of members of the Freiwillige Kriegskrankenpflege this is a wonderful post. Thank´s for sharing!

GreyC

 

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On 10/01/2019 at 23:29, Paul R said:

The coolest HK citation I've seen.  Thank you for sharing it.  I have not seen any others.  Have I just been unlucky or are they that rare?

Komtur-  This is seriously a pinnacle nurse's set.  Thank you!

In my opinion all female citations are fairly rare. Or i just don't have luck to find them. 

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On ‎14‎/‎01‎/‎2019 at 07:39, Uffz. Rohleder said:

In my opinion all female citations are fairly rare. Or i just don't have luck to find them. 

I've had no luck- yet.  Thank you for confirming that I am not alone!

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Bars with Sicherheitsdienstauszeichung are definitely rare.

I am still looking for one with IC non combatant.

Nice pic - i like those nurse pics. They are definitely not so easy to find.

A little mystery:

Who am I ? 

Which ribbon do I wear?

 

 

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I know decorations (turkish war medal... ) which does have those Kleeblatt mark with J H W in it.

 

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Hat der Hesse die immer noch 😉

Nice minis.

PS: The shown person on my pic is Schwester (Frl.) Lonny H. von Versen with her ribbon of the IC.

One of a handfull female recipients of the IC.

The pic was taken in St. Mihiel 1915. (written on the backside)

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 One from me 🙂

wirklicher geheimer Kriegsrat Ernst Grützmacher, Department chief in the prussian War Ministry.

how to translate his rank?? Substantive privy war councillor?

civil equivalent to a Major General

 

best

Daniel 

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