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Ribbon bar of Oberst Bernhard von Süßmilch gen. von Hörnig (1867-1923)

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Hi everybody,

Here is another very rare ribbon bar I have received recently.

The owner of this bar is Oberst Bernhard von Süßmilch gen. von Hörnig (1867-1923). He served the most part of the WW1 at the head of the IR 139.

He received the following orders and medals :
SH2b : 2.12.1917
SH3 : 15.10.1914
SV3aX : 4.08.1916
SA3X : 29.08.1916
X zu SA3a : 9.10.1914
SA3a : 18.05.1909
SDA : 25.03.1911
Kr zu PRAO4 : 13.07.1911
PRAO4 : 15.09.1903
PKO3 : 10.09.1912
EK2 : 16.09.1914
EK1 : 14.10.1914
OH3Kr : 19.12.1906
ChDM : no date.

PJR : 25.07.1913
PJE : 23.09.1905
VAs : 1918


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Good afternoon from Brasil, Christophe! I guess that that Oberst Bernhard von Süssmilch gen. von Hörnig's photo was given for my grandfather Fritz Horst Steglich when he attended the military academy in 1912. I wonder if Oberst Bernhard von Süssmilch gen. von Hörnig was beside the King Friedrich August III von Sachsen giving the St. Hein. medal for my grandfather in 1917, as you can see, Sir, in the following photos. Best regards!



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Thanks Charles, I hope one day being so lucky to buy a nice commander cross of St Henry. It's difficult to find a good one to good price and of course in good condition..

Nos I have 4 ribbon bars of Saxon officers who received SH2b. Like this cross is much rarer than Pour le Mérite, I am happy.



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