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On 20. 03. 2018. at 17:40, 922F said:

Last one may be a Norwegian St. Olav first type [1847-1906] Civil Divison, Knight First or Second Class.   Is that an Order of the Zähringer Lion preceding it?

Yes, the second to last medal seems to be the Order of the Zähringer Lion.

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Medal bar:

• Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse
• Roter-Adlerorden 4.Klasse
• Kronenorden 3.Klasse
• Rote-Kreuz-Medaille 2.Klasse
• Dienstauszeichnungskreuz
• Rote-Kreuz-Medaille 3.Klasse
• Südwestafrika-Denkmünze in Stahl
• Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnismedaille (Centenarmedaille)
• Königlich Bayerischer Militär-Verdienstorden 3.Klasse mit Schwertern am Bande für Kriegsverdienst

• Herzoglich Sachsen-Ernestinischer Hausorden, Ritterkreuz 1.Klasse mit Jahreszahl 1914

• Herzoglich Anhaltisches Friedrichkreuz am grün-weißen Bande
• Großherzoglich Badischer Orden vom Zähringer Löwen, Ritterkreuz 1.Klasse
• Herzoglich Braunschweigischer Orden Heinrichs des Löwen, Ritterkreuz 2.Klasse

The shine on the medals is really high and it's hard to get good look at them in this photo.  However this photo appears to have been taken at about the same time period as the first photo in this thread.   Thanks to Dave's list of awards, we can extrapolate their identity in this photo (with just a slight difference in the ordering). 

In my opinion, that last medal is the Braunschweig Order of the Lion -2nd Klass

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www.katholische-kirche-guestrow.de/a.htm

Johannes Fischer was a Sacred Heart priest

Not sure what the bottom award is.

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Posted (edited)

Fischer's lower cross looks like Vatican's Pro Ecclesia Pontifice  Cross, established by Leo XIII, July 17, 1888. 

 

As to Schlegel--maybe a Bulgarian Military Bravery Order 4th class, 2nd division with swords just before the Ernestine.   

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922F,

Well spotted. Thanks.

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Hello!

1)

Dr. Nikolaus Anton Foohs, priest of 3rd bavarian Inf.Div.

Wounded badge for two wounds, EK I and EK II, MVO4 with crown and swords, Prinz-Luitpold-Medal

2)

Rupert Mayer, priest of 8th bav. Res.Div. ("man in the mirror")

EK I (first german priest with EK I) and II, MVO4, Würtemberg order of merit, austrian Franz-Joseph medal

 

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b.8.Res.Div. (Stab, Pater Mayer) - Kopie.jpg

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EK I (first german priest with EK I) and II, MVO4, Würtemberg order of merit, austrian Franz-Joseph medal

-MVO am Band für Militärbeamte (on military official´s ribbon)

-Franz Josef Ritter am Kriegsband

-Friedrich 1st with X and later Hindy cross with X

His medal bar is shown in a bavarian museum in Munich.

Foohs also did earn the MVO on the same ribbon.

I also have a few pics of decorated priests.

The pro ecclesia cross is a nice decoration and not so easy to find on bars.

I have had 3 of them. I still have one. It was one of my first bar´s and offered by Militaria Beck.

This guy is gone a long time.

 

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