1809 Field Service Cross for Officers, Type II

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SKU: 02.BRU.0106.201.01.000

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Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Makers
    Streuber, Braunschweig
  • Composition
    Silver gilt
  • Inscription
    Obv: WILHELM AUG. MAX. FRIEDR. LUDW. Rev: FÜR TREUE UND TAPFERKEIT 1809
  • Size
    31.5x32mm

History


The Type II Cross was established by Duke Wilhelm of Brunswick to honour those who participated in the march from Bohemia to England, but had not been eligible to receive the previously established Cross.

The Cross for Officers features a wreath between the cross arms.

The Type II awards were instituted on September 21, 1833.

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