Wound Medal Part I

Introduction: In this blog I am going to discuss the Wound Medal (Verwundtenmedaillen). This medal was created by emperor and King Karl to recognize those who became ill or were wounded as a consequence of their military service in World War I. Date Issued: August 12, 1918

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

Introduction: With this blog I am going to complete the discussion of the Austrian and Austro-Hungarian service crosses for troops and non-commissioned officers. In this series of blogs I have discussed 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 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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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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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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