Bar with the Combatants China Medal

Photo JW Collection

The medals on this bar in order of seniority from left to right are-
Prussian Merit Cross for War Aid
1914-18 Honour Cross for non-combatants
Third Reich Long Service Cross for 25 years service
Third Reich Long Service Medal for 12 years service
1900-01 China Campaign Medal for combatants

The original owner of this medal bar was a combatant in the Boxer Rebellion and a non-combatant in the First World War. He was still in service in the mid-1930s.


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