Bar with the Combatants China and South West Africa Medals

Photo Captain George Albert

The medals on this bar in order of seniority from left to right are-
Prussian 1914 Iron Cross
, second class

Prussian Other Ranks Long Service Award, first class for 15 years service
1900-01 China Campaign Medal for combatants
1904-08 South West Africa Campaign Medal for combatants

The original owner of this medal bar ribbon bar was an other ranks veteran and almost certainly an NCO judging from his length of service. He served in the Boxer Rebellion, the Herero/Nama Rebellion, and with distinction in the First World War.


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