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This is what I have on Eberhard von Claer, can anyone add any WW I decorations? HOH??? Hanse decorations??? Thanks!


19. April 1873 Sekondeleutnant mit Patent vom 9. August

13. Mai 1882 Premierleutnant

21. Juni 1888 Hauptmann

19. Dezember 1893 Major

22. Juli 1900 Oberstleutnant

18. Oktober 1902 Oberst

22. März 1907 Generalmajor

22. März 1910 Generalleutnant

22. März 1914 General der Infanterie


Roter Adlerorden, IV. Klasse

Zentenarmedaille, 1897

Preußisches Dienstauszeichnungskreuz

Albrechts-Orden, Offizierkreuz (SA3)

Preußischer Kronenorden, III. Klasse

Persischer Sonnen- und Löwenorden, Kommandeurkreuz (PL3)

Roter Adlerorden, III. Klasse mit der Schleife

Preußischer Kronenorden, II. Klasse

Roter Adlerorden, II. Klasse mit Eichenlaub

Stern zum Preußischen Kronenorden II. Klasse

Stern zum Roten Adlerorden II. Klasse mit Eichenlaub

Preußischer Kronenorden, I. Klasse

Bayerischer Militärverdienstorden, I. Klasse

Eisernes Kreuz (1914), II. und I. Klasse

Pour le Mérite am 29. Juni 1915



General der Infanterie Eberhard von Claer.jpg

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Dave, this is amazing, thank you so much! What does L. V. (17.12.1914) mean? Lippe? Picture: as Oberfeldkommandant Ghent.


I have two dates for his "Dienstantritt" (after Kadettenkorps?!), either 14.3.1907 as Fähnrich or 14.6.1907 as Leutnant. Can anyone help?


Bernhard von Claer (vorne), Oberfeldkommandant in Gent (1940-1942) und Lüttich (1943-1944).jpg

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