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Although I am mostly interested in german imperial, I have a link to a russian General and hope to find out more here about his orders and decorations and early career. The data sofa"r:

Wyneken, Baron Alexander Georgiewitsch/Johann Peter Alexander.

* 20.3.1868, + 12.3.1917).

Sein Vater war ein Finanzier, Kfm. 1. Gilde, Bankhausbesitzer Georg W. (geb.

1834). Barone Wyneken waren im V. Teil des Adelsgeschlechtsbuches des Gouvt.

Nowgorod eingetragen (1893). Studierte im Petersburger Universitaet und hat

im Nikolajewskoje Militaerhochschule Pruefungen bestanden (1893), Offz. d.

Garde-Husaren-Regiments. Hat ein Kursus im Nikolajewskaja

Generalstabs-Akademie abgeschlossen (1900). Nahm im Russisch-Japanischer

Krieg teil. Diente im Generalstab, war zeitweilig dem Garde-Husaren-Regiment

zugeteilt. Im Jahren 1914-1916 - Kommandeur des Grodnenskij

Husarenregiments. Letzter Rang - Generalmajor. Stabschef des

Garde-Kavalleriekorps. Erschiess sich, als ein Nachricht ueber Abdankung von

Nikolaus II kam.

War verheiratet mit Olga Nikolajewna Loginowa. Hatte Soehne: Georgij (geb.

3.4.1902) und Nikolaj (geb. 17.10.1904).

Sein Bruder war Kammerjunker des Kaiserlichen Hofes, Bar. Georgij

Georgiewitsch/Georg Leon Max v. W. (geb. 16.4.1871)

Thanks a lot


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