Posts Tagged Bavarian Military Max Joseph Order

Lieutenant-General von Leeb Commander of the 7th Bavarian Division Medal

On December 1, 1929 Military Max Joseph Order recipient Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb (*9. 5. 1876 – †4. 29. 1956) was promoted to Generalleutnant (Lieutenant-General).  From February 1, 1930 through October 1, 1933 Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb was the Commander of the Reichswehr 7th (Bavarian) Division stationed

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Napoleonic Bavarian Military Max Joseph Order Recipient Ignaz Freiherr von Hacke

Ignaz Freiherr von Hacke was born on September 22, 1788 at Neuburg an der Donau.  His father Alois Freiherr von Hacke was a Knight of the Order of Saint George.  On July 4, 1805 he was appointed as an Unterlieutenant to the 2. Linien-Infanterie-Regiment “Churprinz” (“Kurprinz”).  The

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Lieutenant-General Hermann Ritter von Speck

  Hermann Ritter von Speck was born on August 8, 1888 in München.  During the First World War he fought in various battles on the Western Front.   On September 7, 1914 at Gellenoncourt:   “Leutnant Speck, der Abteilungsadjutant der II./3. b. Feldartillerieregiments hatte bei einem Erkundungsritt festgstellt, daß

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1870/71 Bavarian Silver Military Merit Medal Recipient Georg Eschenbecher

        During the German-French 1870/71 War Georg Eschenbecher was a member of the 6th Infantry Regiment “King William of Prussia” (6. Infanterie-Regiment „König Wilhelm von Preußen”).  He was awarded the Bavarian Military Merit Medal in Silver (bayerische silberne Militär-Verdienst-Medaille) for action on September 19, 1870:  

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A Photograph of Bavarian Military Max Joseph Order Recipients

This photograph was presented in Orden und Ehrenzeichen 16. Jahrgang., Nr. 94 (Dezember 2014) on page 349.  At the time of publication, readers were asked to identify any of the individuals shown in the photograph.  Readers were also asked to identify a possible the reason for the meeting. 

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