Military Service Decoration for Non-Commissioned Officers and Troops Second Class, 1913-1918

Introduction: With this blog I am continuing a discussion of the Austrian and Austro-Hungarian service crosses for troops and non-commissioned officers. In this series of blogs I will be discussing the full range of service crosses awarded to enlisted personnel and non-commissioned officers issued from 1849 –

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Military Service Decoration for Non-Commissioned Officers and Troops First Class, 1913-1918

Introduction: With this blog I am continuing a discussion of the Austrian and Austro-Hungarian service crosses for troops and non-commissioned officers. In this series of blogs I am discussing the full range of service crosses awarded to enlisted personnel and non-commissioned officers issued from 1849 – 1918.

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„Er war getreu bis in den Tod“

Walter Kinast Karlsfeld     Nikolaus Moosmang Träger der goldenen Bayerischen  Militär-Verdienst-Medaille (Tapferkeitsmedaille) zuletzt Vizefeldwebel im Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 12 Geboren am 14.12.1888 in Kaufbeuren Gestorben am 04.02.1937 in München nach schwerer Kehlkopfoperation Nikolaus Moosmang entstammte einer alteingesessenen und angesehenen Kaufbeurer Bürgerfamilie. Von den zwei Söhnen des 1926

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Non-Commissioned Officers and Troops Service Cross Third Class, 1867-1869; Non-Commissioned Officers and Troops Service Cross Second Class, 1869-1890; Non-Commissioned Officers and Troops First Class, 1890-1913

Introduction: With this blog I am continuing a discussion of the Austrian and Austro-Hungarian service crosses for troops and non-commissioned officers. In this series of blogs I will discuss the full range of service crosses awarded to enlisted personnel and non-commissioned officers issued from 1849 – 1918.

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Military Service Decoration for Non-Commissioned Officers and Troops Second Class, 1867-1869

Introduction: With this blog I am continuing a discussion of the Austrian and Austro-Hungarian service crosses for troops and non-commissioned officers. In this series of blogs I will discuss the full range of service crosses awarded to enlisted personnel and non-commissioned officers issued from 1849 – 1918.

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What Happened to the Bavarian Orders?

Collectors of Bavarian large medal bars will sometimes encounter bars that have Bavarian Orders missing from them.  What happened to the Orders?  Were they removed and used for another large medal bar that was later worn by the recipient?  Were they removed later by the recipient’s family

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Military Service Decoration, First Class for Non –commissioned Officers and Men, 1867-1890 and Military Service Decoration Second Class, for Non-Commissioned Officers and Troops, 1890-1913

Introduction: With this blog I am continuing a discussion of the Austrian and Austro-Hungarian service crosses for troops and non-commissioned officers. In the succeeding blogs I will discuss the full range of service crosses awarded to enlisted personnel and non-commissioned officers issued from 1849 – 1918. In

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