Officers Bar with the Non-Combatants South West Africa Medal

Photo JW Collection

The medals on this bar in order of seniority from left to right are-
Prussian Order of the Red Eagle
, fourth class
Prussian Officers Long Service Award, for 25 years service
1904-08 South West Africa Campaign Medal for non-combatants
Prussian Wilhelm I Centenary Medal
Hessian Order of Philip the Magnanimous Knights Cross or Merit Cross. The medal is missing from this ribbon.

The original owner of this medal bar was a non-combatant officer during the Herero Rebellion and may have been Hessian.


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