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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Officer’s Military Service Decoration, Second Class, 1890-1918, Part II

Introduction: With this blog I am going to continue the discussion of the Austrian and Austro-Hungarian officer service crosses.  I will now continue the discussion of the Officer’s Military Service Decoration, second class (Militärdienstzeichen II Klasse für Offiziere) which was issued from 1890-1918. Designer: Unknown Manufacturer: Hauptmunzamt

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Officer’s Military Service Decoration, First Class, 1890-1918, Part II

Introduction: With this blog I am going to continue the discussion of the Austrian and Austro-Hungarian officer service crosses. I will now complete the discussion of the Officer’s Military Service Decoration, first class (Militärdienstzeichen I Klasse für Offiziere ) which was issued from 1890-1918. Variations: There are

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