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Königreich Württemberg, decorations

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Württemberg, Kingdom
Kriegsdenkmünze, 1866. Inaugurated by Wilhelm I. in 1840, last awarded for 1866 by König Karl. Bronze, on newer ribbon. Crowned K within a laurel wreath, reverse with crossed swords , within a canopy the inscription Für treuen Dienst in einem Feldzug

Silberne Verdienst-Medaille 1892-1918, Silber medal with portrait of Wilhelm II. of Württemberg. The reverse with the inscription Für Tapferkeit und Treue within a laurel wreath, on original ribbon

Wilhelmskreuz 1915 Für öffentliche Wohlfahrt - for public welfare. Bronze cross with a crowned W and date 1915, the reverse shows an open wreath without inscription. On a replacement ribbon. There were four variations of this decoration.

Charlottenkreuz 1916 instituted January 1916 by Wilhem II. for care of the wounded. Silver celtic type cross within intertwined C and W,
the reverse with 1916 within the centre medallion, on correct replacement ribbon.

Dienstauszeichnung 2. Klasse 1913-1918 for 12 years long service
Dienstauszeichnung 3. Klasse 1913-1918 for 9 years long service

Landwehr-Dienstauszeichnung 2. Klasse 1879-1891 (Schnalle) 1st type  "K"
Landwehr-Dienstauszeichnung 2. Klasse 1892 - 1912 (Schnalle) 2nd type "W"
Landwehr-Dienstauszeichnung 2. Klasse 1913-1918 (Medal) 3rd type















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improved pictures added

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Very nice medals Fritz! 

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Goldene Militärverdienstmedaille
Gold until 1916, thereafter Silber vergoldet or Bronze vergoldet
Here, a pictorial list of the recipients based on information from the Landesarchiv Stuttgart

Deutschland / Kaiserreich, Würtemberg goldene Militärverdienstmedaille, Gold  333 1892-1918 Kaiserreich, Würtemberg goldene Militärverdienstmedaille,  vz-st kl.Rf. vz-st, kleiner Randfehler | MA-Shops


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