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Imperial Navy Officer...Lifesaver...Kriegsmarine Admiral


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Gentlemen,

Here is the latest addition to my ‘Hansa Collection’. This 7 place sew-on ribbon bar belonged to DKiS winner Admiral Raul Mewis, Admiral und Marinebefehlshaber Danemark.

So far I have found the following:

Admiral Raul Mewis

*03-06-1886 - ┼23-02-1972

Promotions

06-04-1907 Fahnrich zur See

30-09-1909 Leutnant zur See

19-09-1912 Oberleutnant zur See

26-04-1917 Kapitanleutnant

01-11-1925 Korvettenkapitan

01-12-1930 Fregattenkapitan

01-04-1933 Kapitan zur See

01-04-1937 Konteradmiral

01-11-1939 Vizeadmiral

01-03-1942 Admiral

Awards

Deutsches Kreuz i. Silber 05-03-1943

Eisernes Kreuz I Klasse

Eisernes Kreuz II Klasse

Lubeckisches Hanseatenkreuz

Kgl. Preuss. Rettungsmedaille am Bande

Ehrenkreuz fur Frontkampfer

Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnung IV – I Klasse

Spange zum EK II

Kriegverdienstkreuz I Klasse mit Schwertern

Kriegverdienstkreuz II Klasse mit Schwertern

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It is my intention to make an electronic file of information on Mewis. If anyone has any documentation regarding Mewis, for example rangliste information, award dates etc, it would be very much appreciated. :cheers:

Best wishes

Matt

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