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Dear collectors, I have always wanted to know the order and medals won by the last Governor of Qingdao. Can anyone tell me, in addition, it is best to have other photos of him. Thank you

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1916 rank list:

Red Eagle Award 3rd cl  with ribbon

Royal Order Of The Crown 2nd. cl. 

Iron Cross 1st. cl. 

Service Cross

Bavarian Military Order Of Merit 2nd cl. with swords. 

Brunswick Henry The Lion Award 

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Alfred Meyer-Waldeck got the comanders cross 2nd class of the Order Henry the Lion 1910 during a world tour of Herzogregent Johann Albrecht, while he was visiting Qingdao (Tsingtau for us Germans). Truppel got the cross 1st class on the same trip from the duke regent. 

While some local people got awards from the duke regent in Bangkok, Tokio and Russia, no local chinese got any decorations from Brunswick on this world tour. But down to the honor medals and merit crosses nearly all classes of the order of Henry the Lion were awarded in Tsingtau to Germans.

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On 28/06/2020 at 07:08, 1812 Overture said:

Dear collectors, I have always wanted to know the order and medals won by the last Governor of Qingdao. Can anyone tell me, in addition, it is best to have other photos of him. Thank you

Here is the full list of awards from the 1914 and 1918 Rangliste and the seeoffiziere Gesamtliste:

-Königlich Preußischer Kronen-Orden 2. Klasse (06. 06. 1912)
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) 1. Klasse
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) 2. Klasse
-Königlich Preußische Kaiser Wilhelm-Centenarmedaille 1897
-China-Denkmünze in Bronze
-Königlich Preußischer Roter Adler-Orden 3. Klasse mit der Schleife
-Königlich Preußischer Roter Adler-Orden 4. Klasse
-Königlich Preußischer Kronen-Orden 3. Klasse
-Königlich Preußischer Kronen-Orden 4. Klasse
-Königlich Preußisches Dienstauszeichnungskreuz
-Königlich Bayerischer Militärverdienstorden 2. Klasse mit Schwertern
-Kommandeurkreuz 2. Klasse des Herzoglich Braunschweigischen Ordens Heinrichs des Löwen
-Kaiserlich Chinesischer Orden vom Doppelten Drachen 2. Klasse, 1. Stufe
-Großkreuz des Chinesischen Ordens der Goldenen Ähre (Chia-Ho-Orden)
-Großkreuz des k.u.k. Österreichischen Franz-Joseph-Ordens
-Kaiserlich Russischer St. Annenorden 3. Klasse
-Kaiserlich Russischer St. Stanislaus-Orden 2. Klasse

Also some photos. The last photo was taken in 1928, I pressume shortly before he died on 25 August.

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