Jump to content

Recommended Posts

  • Replies 437
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

Here's a picture I found somewhere. An unknown LW Major with HHOX, WF and Meiningen.

Hi Daniel, Here are my bar with the HHOx. The first one is marked 938 on the lower arm. The second one is marked W 938 on the lower arm. The Third is marked als 938 on the lower arm. Ciao, Claud

Hi Daniel I have found may be one another Saxon officer who received the HOH3X. Found in the Riesaer Tagesblatt of 4 november 1918 It's the best I can do, sorry Christophe

Posted Images

I wonder if that's really a Hohenzollern in the photo. The ribbon under the crown device doesn't look black.

A (yet) unidentified Luftwaffe Lt-Colonel

Edited by webr55
Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi,

Here are two bars to share with you which fit the topic of discussion. One with the Princely Hohenzollern House Order, and the other with HOH3x.

Bar 1:

Iron Cross 2nd Class 1914-18

Princely Hohenzollern House Order

Mecklenburg Schwerin militarverdienst

West Afrika Medal

Swedish order of the crown? (Swords striking down over, non-combatant?) Brunswick KVK?

Prussian Kronenorden

Red Eagle Order

Bar 2: Possible row 1 of 2?

Iron Cross 1914-18 + 1939 2nd class

HOH3x

Sachsen Altenburg Herzog Ernst Medaille OR Prussian Verdienstkreuz Gold?

Friedrich August Medal with the Vor Dem Feinde Clasp.

Mecklenburg Schwerin militarverdienst

Honour Cross

Any help putting a name and a history to these two bars would be much appreciated :)

Best Regards

Alan

Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for your input here Alan!

I cannot find in my books that the crown and swords device was worn on the ribbon of the Albrechtsorden.... (but most books are very obscure about ribbons and ribbon bars) can you guide me here?

Link to post
Share on other sites

You could have a point there, but what other ribbons bear a crown with crossed swords?

There are a number of possibilities, such as:

Albrechtsorden

Ernestiner Hausorden

Bavarian Military Merit Order

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 1 month later...
  • 2 weeks later...

I'm sure you already have a copy of this photo, as it was widely distributed, but here is an autographed copy from my collection. It's from a photo album of a former member of Jasta 40, whose final commander was Carl Degelow. As far as I know he was the last person to ever win the military Pour le Merite.

Chip

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 2 weeks later...
  • 2 months later...

Have the statutes for the Hohenzollern House Order ever been collected and published in English?

I have the great Hamelman book Of Red Eagles and Royal Crowns, which is the translated statutes of the Red Eagle Order and the Crown Order. Has anyone ever done a similar book on the Hohenzollern House Order?

Thank you in advance for any help.

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 1 month later...
  • 8 months later...

Ingo,

 

He was a Saxon officer in Gren. R. 101 when the war began.  In the 1914 Saxon Rangliste you will find him at the Unteroffizier Vorschule (he transferred to GR 101 around March 1914).  He was promoted Major in 1918.

 

Andy

Link to post
Share on other sites

Jungnickel was in GR 101 the whole war. The action for his HoH-Awarding happened during the Gr0ße Schlacht in Frankreich at the end of march 1918. At that time he was a battallion cdr. in above regiment.

PS: sent you a message.

Gruß Stefan

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 1 month later...

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Blog Comments

    • I like my tea strong enough for my spoon to stand up in. My father got me into it. When my father was at RAF Dum Dum 1943-47 most of his fellow officers drank ice cold drinks to mitigate  the heat, his Sikh batman warned him against it and said that strong hot tea would cool him down, most certainly did. So years later in the UK when everybody else was drinking iced drinks on a baking day the wood family was inbibing copious quantities of hot strong brews of Assam's finest. P
    • Hi ccj, Thanks for your comments. Funny how, for me at least, coffee has become a habit more than a conscience choice. It's the old, "Well if you having one (coffee) pour me as well". When I get together with my son-in-law, a former Brit, it's tea all the way. Thanks again. Regards Brian  
    • I live and grew up in the south (USA) and the drink of choice 7 days a week was cold sweet tea. I was unaware Lipton was British because that’s what most southern use for brewing tea. When I joined the army I learned most people in the north and western parts of the USA drank unsweetened tea and that was perplexing to my young brain. Now days I can’t stand sweet iced tea but it’s still the most common drink in the south, but, you can get unsweetened ice tea in the south. Im familiar with ho
    • I drink tea every day (Chinese tea), I used to buy Sri Lankan black tea at the fair before, it was great! I have been reluctant to drink them all. . The tea I’m talking about is just brewing water, not adding other substancesI
    • Thanks for your reply Patrick, just in case some might not know what the Belgian WW1 Medal you were referencing looks like I have included one here. I understand that the small crown on the ribbon denoted the recipient was a volunteer.  
×
×
  • Create New...