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I recently added this picture to my collection. It's an major of the 3rd Württembergian infantry regiment Nr. 121

I think it should be possible to identify him.

I tried it myself, but wasn't able to find a post 1914 ranklist online

He is wearing:

  • EK2 1914
  • Württembergischer MVO (Ritterkreuz)
  • Friedrichs-Orden Ritterkreuz 1. Klasse mit Schwertern ???
  • An EK - equivalent - which one ???
  • Bayrischer MVO III.Klasse mit Schwertern und Krone ???
  • Sächsischer Albrechtsorden Ritter 2.Klasse
  • Bremer Hanseatenkreuz
  • EK1 1914
  • Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz





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I think its Hamburg

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Yes, looking at it again, it's clearly Hamburg, thanks!

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#4 appears to have a center medallion and is slightly smaller than the other awards.  It may well be the Wurttemberg 1st Class Long Service Cross.

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Major Franz Bernhold from IR 125, lived 1873-1940


EK, Württ. Mil.Merit Order, Württ. Frederick knight 1st with cutlery, Württ. Officers long service cross, Bav.Mil.Merit Order 4th class with crown and swords, Saxon Albert knight 2nd class, Hamburg Hanseatic.




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