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Hi,

Christophe and Glenn very kindly posted 2 pictures of this Tannenberg General der Infanterie here: http://gmic.co.uk/in...__1#entry304553

Can anyone please provide a list of his other decorations and a bio of him. This is the little info I have:

Born: 12 July 1861 in Lübben

Died: 5 December 1945 in Potsdam

Promotions:

Fahnenjunker: 8 Apr 1882

Sekondeleutnant:

Premierleutnant:

Hauptmann:

Major:

Oberstleutnant:

Oberst:

Generalmajor:

Generalleutnant:

Char. General der Infanterie: 27 Aug 1939

Commands:

8 Feb 1918 - 2 Jan 1919: Kommandeur der 3. Garde-Infanterie-Division

2 Jan 1919 - 18 Oct 1919: Kommandeur der 115. Infanterie-Division

18 Oct 1919 - 18 May 1920:

18 May 1920 - 30 Sep 1920: Kommandeur der 4. Reichswehr-Brigade

30 Sep 1920 - 31 Dec 1920:

31 Dec 1920: Retired

Very best regards,

VJK

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Many thanks as always, Glenn, for your very much appreciated assistance!

Just to trouble you a little further, I'm not familiar with some of the medal abbreviations. This is what I have been able to decipher from your list:

Pour le Mérite

Kgl. Preuss. Roter Adler-Orden II. Klasse mit Schwertern

Kgl. Preuss. Roter Adler-Orden IV. Klasse mit der Krone

Preußischer Kronenorden II. Klasse mit Schwertern

Ritterkreuz des Königlich Preußischen Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern

Eisernes Kreuz I. Klasse

DA

SWA

Ritterkreuz I. Klasse des Grossherzoglich-Badischen Ordens vom Zähringer Löwen

MG2c

OV2bX - Oldenburgischen Haus- und Verdienstordens des Herzog Peter Friedrich Ludwig ??

Ritterkreuz I. Klasse des Oldenburgischen Haus- und Verdienstordens des Herzog Peter Friedrich Ludwig

Grossherzoglich Oldenburgisches Friedrich August Kreuz I Klasse

REKj1

Komturkreuz II Klasse des Sachsen Ernestinischer Hausorden mit Schwertern

Komturkreuz II Klasse des Sachsen Ernestinischer Hausorden

CbgVM

SMK

k.u.k. Österreichisches Orden der Eisernen Krone III. Klasse mit der Kriegsdekoration

Very best regards,

Valdis

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