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I already posted this in the "Turkey" section asking for help in regards to his Turkish awards.

Now I need help with the 2nd and 3rd ribbons that are surely German.

His list of awards I have:

-Königlich Preußischer Kronen-Orden 1. Klasse mit Schwertern (16. 10. 1917)
-Königlich Preußischer Roter Adler-Orden 2. Klasse mit Eichenlaub, Schwertern und Stern mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern (16. 03. 1917)
-Königlich Preußischer Kronen-Orden 2. Klasse mit dem Stern (29. 08. 1910)
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) 1. Klasse
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) 2. Klasse
-Königlich Preußische Kaiser Wilhelm-Centenarmedaille 1897
-Königlich Preußischer Roter Adler-Orden 3. Klasse mit Schleife und mit der Krone
-Königlich Preußischer Roter Adler-Orden 4. Klasse
-Königlich Preußischer Kronen-Orden 3. Klasse
-Königlich Preußisches Dienstauszeichnungskreuz
-Kommandeurkreuz des Königlich Italienischen Ordens vom Heiligen Mauritius- und Lazarus
-Königlich Spanischer Orden für Verdienste zur See 3. Klasse
-Kaiserlich Türkischer Medschidié-Orden (Class unknown)
-Kaiserlich Türkische Goldene Imtiaz-Medaille mit Säbeln
-Kaiserlich Türkische Silberne Imtiaz-Medaille mit Säbeln
-Kaiserlich Türkische Goldene Liakat-Medaille mit Säbeln
-Kaiserlich Türkische Silberne Liakat-Medaille mit Säbeln
-Kaiserlich Türkischer Eiserner Halbmond
-k.u.k. Österreichisches Militär-Verdienstkreuz 3. Klasse mit der Kriegsdekoration

The ribbon bar:

1: Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class

2: something German with Swords ???

3: something German with Swords ???

4: Gold Imtiyaz with Swords

5: Gold Liyakat with Swords

6: Silver İmtiyaz with Swords

7: Silver Liyakat with Swords

8: Ottoman War Medal

9: Austro-Hungarian Military Merit Cross 3rd Class with War Decoration

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Tricky, since he is not easily found, being a Turkish officer. Obviously, he is only wearing his wartime awards. If #2 and 3 are German, then they would probably have to be one-rank awards (like Braunschweig or Oldenburg), since if multi-rank, he would have got neck crosses. Except, if he chose to wear neck crosses on the bar (which sometimes happened). 

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1 hour ago, webr55 said:

Tricky, since he is not easily found, being a Turkish officer. Obviously, he is only wearing his wartime awards. If #2 and 3 are German, then they would probably have to be one-rank awards (like Braunschweig or Oldenburg), since if multi-rank, he would have got neck crosses. Except, if he chose to wear neck crosses on the bar (which sometimes happened). 

Thanks. He is actually a German officer in Turkish service.

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