Bar with Colonial Service Medal

Photo Captain George Albert

Prussian Iron Cross, second class
1914-18 Honour Cross for combatants
Colonial Service Medal, with a clasp removed
Prussian Long Service Award, second class for 12 years service
Finland War of Independence Commemorative Medal

The original owner of this medal bar was an NCO who served in an unknown colonial campaign (the campaign clasp has been removed from the bar, leaving only holes in the ribbon where it once was), the First World War and the Finnish Civil War as part of the German Baltic Division. The field grey back to the bar suggests he was in army rather than navy service during the First World War.

Rear of the Bar


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