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Dear fellow collectors,

I am looking for information on Freiherr von Milkau, who served as Oberstleutnant (as least for some time) in the Saxon army and who was awarded an Order of the Iron Crown 2nd class. Would it be possible to find out something about his career and decorations?

Kind regards and thanks in advance, Laurentius

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Dear Andreas,

thank you very much for your help.

So we know now that he held the rank of Oberst (colonel) and that he had a Order of the Iron Crown 2nd class. Surely, there must be more information?

Kind regards and thanks in advance, Laurentius

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Hans Dedo Freiherr von Milkau, born 1858 at Skassa near Großenhain. Entered the Saxon army in 1874 and was promoted to Portepee-Fägnrich in 1. Husaren-Regiment Nr. 18 on 10. April 1876.

Sekonde-Lieutenant: 21.9. 77 E

Premier-Lieutenant: 26.10.83 A

Rittmeister: 20.5.90

Major: 28.6.99 E 1899: Adjutant of 3. Division Nr. 22

1902: Major on the staff of 1. Husaren-Regiment Nr. 18

23.4.1904: Commander of 1. Ulanen-Regiment Nr. 17

Oberstleutnant: 15.4.04 A

Oberst: 25.3.07 D

14.7.09: Officer of the Army

20.10.09: Provisional commander of 2. Kavallerie-Brigade Nr. 24

24.9.10: Retired with character of Generalmajor

Died 24.12.1913




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