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Title Kriegshilfsdienst Kreuz
Nationality German
Period c 1916-24
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This medal was awarded to rear area civilian personnel, such as nurses and doctors for war effort assistance. On the obverse of the medal, there is the cypher of Kaiser Bill, namely 'WR' with a crown above. I suppose the nearest English equivalent was the first issue of the Medal of the British Empire in 1917.

It has all its original dark grey zinc finish and a reasonable piece of slightly dirty period ribbon, which would improve with a little careful washing.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Medals : German : 20th Century]

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Just to let you know that the kukri arrived today safe and sound, many thanks for sending it so quickly. I'm more than pleased with this kukri, I'm so glad I spotted it on your website as I don't think I've ever seen another one like it for sale anywhere.

Once again many thanks and I hope to do business with you again in the future.

D D, UK, 11.10.2014

Briquet has arrived, and I'm very satisfied.

P S, Norway, 28.02.2014

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