Category: Iron Cross (Prussia)

Categories: Prussia, Military Decorations

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This decoration was awarded by the Kingdom of Prussia begining in 1813 during the Napoleonic Wars, then for the 1870 Franco-Prussian War and in 1914 for World War I. (For World War II is was awarded by Germany and is found at Iron Cross (Germany)

The Iron Cross was awarded in three grades:

  • 2nd Class
  • 1st Class
  • Grand Cross of the Iron Cross

A person had to be a holder of the lower grade of the decoration before receiving the next level, so for the purpose of adding this decoration to individual profiles, only the highest level should be categorized.

If the grade of the decoration is unknown, add the individual profile here, and upon further research, it should be moved to the appropriate grade.

When known, the date/action of each grade could be noted in the profile.

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Person Profiles (1)

20 Mar 1838 Enoch's Hall, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland - 28 Feb 1907

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