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I received an email from a young lady asking if I might know where she might find some information on a Ernst/Ernest von or de Schmiedern. I thought I'd start here or maybe the German Section :cheers:

The email:

Can you help me?

I am trying to find out about Ernst/Ernest von or de Schmiedern (?-1845).

He was in KGL 1st Dragoons until december 1806. From March 1807 he was in

7th Hussars ( Queens Own). At some point he became a Baron, perhaps it came

with his KH (20/9/26). He had a wife called Clara and an only daughter

Augusta Clara (1831). Any suggestions where to look?



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I found a couple of things about Schmiedern.

H. von Schmiedern

Military Order of William


Schmiedern, 2nd Lieutenant H. von (1794- )(KB No.17, 11 August 1815)

History of the King's German Legion




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