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I was wondering if it would be possible to ID the owner of this set. The ID tag came with the set, but there's no proof that its attached to this grouping.  I will list the fallowing awards below to the best of my knowledge. 

Iron cross (2nd class)

1914-1918 cross with swords 

Prussian war effort 

Red cross 

Kaiser Wilhelm century medal?

Order of the Prussian crown 3rd class???

Order of the Red Eagle with swords ??

China Boxer 

Long service 

Long service 

Baden award?

Austrian combatants medal 1914-1918

 

Any information would be great. I have owned this one for a while and unfortunately haven't found anything on it. If it has a possible owner that would awesome, but we'll see. 

 

Thank you and best regards 

Luke. 

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Hi Luke,

 

from the 1914 Rangliste der kaiserlich deutschen Marine;

Feuerwerks-Oberleutnant Dohnke, Diensteintritt 08.04.1896

Werft in Kiel

His medals at this time 1914:

Allgemeines Ehrenzeichen, white and orange ribbon not Roter Adler Orden with swords

Dienstauszeichnung 2. class for 12 years

Rußland Medaille des St. Annen-Ordens, red and yellow ribbon not Baden

 

Kind regards
Andreas

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18 minutes ago, Simius Rex said:

Could somebody please clarify under what circumstances was an AEZ awarded with swords?

Thank you.

Allgemeines Ehrenzeichen (Preussen)

I don’t think that the AEZ medal was ever given with swords, I think it was rather unofficially “upgraded” by the wearer.

https://www.ehrenzeichen-orden.de/deutsche-staaten/allgemeines-ehrenzeichen-2-klasse-1814.html

 

 

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16 minutes ago, Claudio said:

Allgemeines Ehrenzeichen (Preussen)

I don’t think that the AEZ medal was ever given with swords, I think it was rather unofficially “upgraded” by the wearer.

https://www.ehrenzeichen-orden.de/deutsche-staaten/allgemeines-ehrenzeichen-2-klasse-1814.html

 

 

Thank you for that clarification.  I'd never heard of an AEZ with Swords before so it was surprising to see such a thing on a ribbon bar.  

These bars must belong to Fregattenkapitän Emil Dohnke who was born in 1879 and entered service in 1898.  He was around 57 or 58 years old when he got his Long Service Awards but there is no indication that he ever participated in WW2. 

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3 hours ago, dedehansen said:

Hi Luke,

 

from the 1914 Rangliste der kaiserlich deutschen Marine;

Feuerwerks-Oberleutnant Dohnke, Diensteintritt 08.04.1896

Werft in Kiel

His medals at this time 1914:

Allgemeines Ehrenzeichen, white and orange ribbon not Roter Adler Orden with swords

Dienstauszeichnung 2. class for 12 years

Rußland Medaille des St. Annen-Ordens, red and yellow ribbon not Baden

 

Kind regards
Andreas

Thank you very much for the information, I really appreciate it a lot!

 

Best regards 

Luke. 

2 hours ago, Simius Rex said:

Thank you for that clarification.  I'd never heard of an AEZ with Swords before so it was surprising to see such a thing on a ribbon bar.  

These bars must belong to Fregattenkapitän Emil Dohnke who was born in 1879 and entered service in 1898.  He was around 57 or 58 years old when he got his Long Service Awards but there is no indication that he ever participated in WW2. 

Thank you! 

 

Best regards 

Luke 

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