Bosnia-Herzegovina Commemoration Medal

Introduction: This medal, the Bosnia-Herzegovina Commemoration Medal (Bosnisch-Hercegovinische Errinnerungsmedaille), was Awarded to commemorate the annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina into the Austrian Empire Date Issued: August 30, 1909 (Awarded on October 5th, 1909, the anniversary of the incorporation of Bosnia-Herzegovina into the Austrian Empire) Reason Issued: To

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Merit Medal for Royal and Imperial Military Doctors and Regimental Surgeons

Introduction: This medal, the Merit Medal for Royal and Imperial Military Doctors and Regimental Surgeons (Verdienstmedaille für K.K. Militärarzte und Regimentschirurgen) was Awarded as a reward for meritorious service by military physicians and regimental surgeons who had distinguished themselves by their special proficiency and devotion in their

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Joseph II Honor Medal

Introduction: This medal, the Joseph II Honor Medal (Joseph II Gnadenkmedaille, Virtute Et Exemplo), was Awarded to commanders of the imperial army and to all other persons who had performed with special merit Date Issued: 1780-1790 Reason Issued:  Awarded to commanders of the imperial army and to

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Military Jubilee Cross

Introduction: This medal, the Military Jubilee Cross (Militarjubilaumskreuz), was issued to reward officers, military officials and soldiers who had a minimum of 3 years of service on a professional status during the period between the 2nd of December 1898 and the 2nd of December 1908, also to

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Army Homage Cross

Date Issued: December 2, 1908 Reason Issued: Issued to Franz Joseph I by the leadership of the army as a sign of their homage and respect on the occasion of the 60th anniversary jubilee of his reign. Classes or Types: One Interesting Facts: Personally presented by Archduke

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Proprietors Jubilee Medal for Foreigners

Date Issued: December 2, 1908 Introduction: The Proprietors Jubilee Medal for Foreigners (Inhaber Jubiläumsmedaille für Ausländer) was issued as an award for selected members of the eleven non-Austrian-Hungarian regiments, to which Emperor Franz Joseph I had been appointed proprietor or chief during his reign. This commemorative award

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Maria Theresia Honor Medal

Introduction: The Maria Theresia Honor Medal, (Maria Theresia Gnadenmedaille) was issued from 1765-1780 as a reward for especially meritorious service to the Empress. Date Issued: 1765-1780 Reason Issued: As a reward for especially meritorious service to the Empress. Classes or Types: Two classes with three subdivisions · Large

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Commemoration Medal for His Corp Artillery Regiment No. 8

Introduction: The Commemoration Medal for the Corps Artillery Regiment 8 (Erinnerungsmedaille für Seinem Korps artillerieregimente Nummer 8) was to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Emperor Franz Joseph’s appointment as Inhaber (Proprietor) of Corps Artillery Regiment 8. Date Issued: February 18, 1904 Reason Issued: To commemorate the 50th

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