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General der Kavallerie Hermann Freiherr von Vietinghoff genannt Scheel (1851--1933)


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Once again I need your help: I am looking for all decorations of the General der Kavallerie for the year 1910 and 1914 (war time decorations?) until 1918. Here are his promotion dates and all decorations (it took me a few hours) up to Mid 1909. Thank you! Also a picture would be great, and, if I am not asking to much, an exact date to the year 1869, when he entered.

1869 Avantageur (Fahnenjunker)

6.9.1870 Sekonde-Lieutenant

12.6.1877 Premier-Lieutenant

21.4.1883 Rittmeister

14.6.1888 Major

20.5.1893 Oberst-Lieutenant

16.6.1896 Oberst

3.7.1899 Generalmajor

27.1.1903 Generalleutnant

16.8.1907 General der Kavallerie

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Eisernes Kreuz (1870), II. Klasse

Kaiserliche Kriegsdenkmünze 1870/71

Ehrenritter des Johanniter-Ordens

Fürstlich Hohenzollern'sches Ehrenzeichen, Ehrenkreuz III. Klasse (HEK3)

Orden vom Zähringer Löwen, Ritterkreuz I. Klasse (BZL3a/BZ3a)

Orden der Württembergischen Krone, Ehrenkreuz (WK3a/WK3E)

Militärverdienstorden (Bayern), Ritterkreuz I. Klasse (BMV3a)

... später in III. Klasse (BMV3) umbenannt

Hausorden der Wendischen Krone, Ritterkreuz (MWK3)

Roter Adlerorden, IV. Klasse

Königlicher Hausorden von Hohenzollern, Ritterkreuz

Orden des heiligen Olaf (Norwegen), Komturkreuz II. Klasse mit Schwertern (NO2b⚔)

Albrechts-Orden, Offizierkreuz (SA3)

Preußischer Kronenorden, III. Klasse

Preußisches Dienstauszeichnungskreuz

Jubiläums-Eichenlaub „25“ 1870/1895

Roter Adlerorden, III. Klasse mit der Schleife

Orden der Eisernen Krone (Österreich), Ritter II. Klasse (ÖEK2)

Orden vom Zähringer Löwen, Kommandeur II. Klasse (BZL2b/BZ2b)

Zentenarmedaille, 1897

Preußischer Kronenorden, II. Klasse

Rechtsritter des Johanniter-Ordens

Greifen-Orden, Großkomturkreuz (MGrO2a/MG2a)

Großherzoglich Mecklenburg-Schwerinsches Militär-Verdienstkreuz, III. Klasse (MK3)

Orden von Oranien-Nassau, Großoffizierkreuz (NN2)

Roter Adlerorden, II. Klasse mit Eichenlaub

Stern zum Preußischen Kronenorden II. Klasse

Stern zum Roten Adlerorden II. Klasse mit Eichenlaub

Preußischer Kronenorden, I. Klasse

Roter Adlerorden, I. Klasse mit Eichenlaub

Hausorden der Wendischen Krone, Großkreuz mit der Krone in Gold (MWK1b/MK1b)

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Well there at least two von Vietinghoffs in the lists of theOrder HdL from Brunswick:

Oberst Heinrich von Vietinghoff-Scheel got the Kommandeurskreuz 2. class in 1909

A Hofmarschall von Vietinghoff got the Kommandeurskreuz 1 class in 1892 and the Grand cross in 1909. He was Hof- and later Oberhofmarschall at the grandduchess of Mecklenburg Schwerin, so they must be relatives to your general. But I can't find his name in my lists.

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9 hours ago, BlackcowboyBS said:

Well there at least two von Vietinghoffs in the lists of theOrder HdL from Brunswick:

Oberst Heinrich von Vietinghoff-Scheel got the Kommandeurskreuz 2. class in 1909

A Hofmarschall von Vietinghoff got the Kommandeurskreuz 1 class in 1892 and the Grand cross in 1909. He was Hof- and later Oberhofmarschall at the grandduchess of Mecklenburg Schwerin, so they must be relatives to your general. But I can't find his name in my lists.

Thanks! Oberhofmarschall Dimitri Karl Wilhelm Hartwig Heinrich Alexander von Vietinghoff ... Heinrich? Maybe Heinrich Otto Konrad von Vietinghoff gen. Scheel (1857 - 1917)?

14 hours ago, 03fahnen said:

At the moment here we have your photograph

 

Hermann von Vietinghoff (1851–1933).jpg

This is great, thank you!!!

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7 hours ago, David M said:

I have the second one in my lists as well. As I recall correctly his name starts with D. He received a kurhessian decoration, probably chwo4 or 3

Is it possible Hermann Freiherr von Vietinghoff genannt Scheel, who had the RAO1, maybe got the Großkreuz 1910 or after 1914?

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On 25/01/2021 at 03:25, Deutschritter said:

Once again I need your help: I am looking for all decorations of the General der Kavallerie for the year 1910 and 1914 (war time decorations?) until 1918. Here are his promotion dates and all decorations (it took me a few hours) up to Mid 1909. Thank you! Also a picture would be great, and, if I am not asking to much, an exact date to the year 1869, when he entered.

1869 Avantageur (Fahnenjunker)

6.9.1870 Sekonde-Lieutenant

12.6.1877 Premier-Lieutenant

21.4.1883 Rittmeister

14.6.1888 Major

20.5.1893 Oberst-Lieutenant

16.6.1896 Oberst

3.7.1899 Generalmajor

27.1.1903 Generalleutnant

16.8.1907 General der Kavallerie

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Eisernes Kreuz (1870), II. Klasse

Kaiserliche Kriegsdenkmünze 1870/71

Ehrenritter des Johanniter-Ordens

Fürstlich Hohenzollern'sches Ehrenzeichen, Ehrenkreuz III. Klasse (HEK3)

Orden vom Zähringer Löwen, Ritterkreuz I. Klasse (BZL3a/BZ3a)

Orden der Württembergischen Krone, Ehrenkreuz (WK3a/WK3E)

Militärverdienstorden (Bayern), Ritterkreuz I. Klasse (BMV3a)

... später in III. Klasse (BMV3) umbenannt

Hausorden der Wendischen Krone, Ritterkreuz (MWK3)

Roter Adlerorden, IV. Klasse

Königlicher Hausorden von Hohenzollern, Ritterkreuz

Orden des heiligen Olaf (Norwegen), Komturkreuz II. Klasse mit Schwertern (NO2b⚔)

Albrechts-Orden, Offizierkreuz (SA3)

Preußischer Kronenorden, III. Klasse

Preußisches Dienstauszeichnungskreuz

Jubiläums-Eichenlaub „25“ 1870/1895

Roter Adlerorden, III. Klasse mit der Schleife

Orden der Eisernen Krone (Österreich), Ritter II. Klasse (ÖEK2)

Orden vom Zähringer Löwen, Kommandeur II. Klasse (BZL2b/BZ2b)

Zentenarmedaille, 1897

Preußischer Kronenorden, II. Klasse

Rechtsritter des Johanniter-Ordens

Greifen-Orden, Großkomturkreuz (MGrO2a/MG2a)

Großherzoglich Mecklenburg-Schwerinsches Militär-Verdienstkreuz, III. Klasse (MK3)

Orden von Oranien-Nassau, Großoffizierkreuz (NN2)

Roter Adlerorden, II. Klasse mit Eichenlaub

Stern zum Preußischen Kronenorden II. Klasse

Stern zum Roten Adlerorden II. Klasse mit Eichenlaub

Preußischer Kronenorden, I. Klasse

Roter Adlerorden, I. Klasse mit Eichenlaub

Hausorden der Wendischen Krone, Großkreuz mit der Krone in Gold (MWK1b/MK1b)

Please remove Großherzoglich Mecklenburg-Schwerinsches Militär-Verdienstkreuz, III. Klasse (MK3) and add Oldenburgischer Haus- und Verdienstorden des Herzogs Peter Friedrich Ludwig, Großkreuz (OV1), Hausorden vom Weißen Falken, Großkreuz (GSF1), and Roter Adlerorden, Großkreuz mit Eichenlaub ...

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