Cross for Loyal Service (Schaumburg-Lippe)

Kreuz für treue Dienste

Cross for Loyal Service (Schaumburg-Lippe)

Awarded in a single class, though with different ribbons for combatants (shown) and non-combatants. The cross was originally established in 1871 but renewed by Prince Adolf on November 18, 1914 and served as the principality’s equivalent to the Iron Cross. The Kreuze für treue Dienste was awarded some 10,397 times.

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CommanderDate  Command
Oblt. Wunderlich, Friedrich3 Jan 1917  

1 officers decorated with Cross for Loyal Service (Schaumburg-Lippe) (Kreuz für treue Dienste) located.

Note: This listing is still being compiled and some recipients might be missing.

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