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Re: Database of Kriegsmarine Admirals

Post by luftk » 06 Feb 2019 20:38

There is another 3-place ribbon bar belong to Gadow, with foreign awards like this one. It has the silver "wings" on the Romanian Order but NOT on the Bulgarian award. If it is the Officer Grade perhaps it was awarded before the War.

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Re: Konteradmiral Hans-Joachim Gadow (1898-1978)

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 07 Feb 2019 10:47

luftk wrote:
06 Feb 2019 20:38
There is another 3-place ribbon bar belong to Gadow, with foreign awards like this one. It has the silver "wings" on the Romanian Order but NOT on the Bulgarian award. If it is the Officer Grade perhaps it was awarded before the War.
Let's see that ribbon bar too. Can you post it?
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Char. Konteradmiral Heinrich Gebhardt (1885-1939)

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 07 Feb 2019 11:33

Char. Konteradmiral Heinrich Gebhardt (1885-1939)

*Note: Gebhardt wasn't active in the Kriegsmarine. He was Placed at the Disposal of the Kriegsmarine without being mobilised between 22 March and 22 April 1939.

-Ritterkreuz des Königlich Preußischen Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern (18. 05. 1918)
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) II. Klasse
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) I. Klasse
-Königlich Bayerische Prinz-Regent-Luitpold-Medaille in Bronze am Bande der Jubiläums-Medaille
-Königlich Bayerische Goldene Hochzeits-Erinnerungsmünze (not confirmed)
-Königlich Bayerischer Militärverdienstorden IV. Klasse mit Schwertern
-Hamburgisches Hanseatenkreuz
-Ehrenkreuz des Weltkrieges 1914/1918 mit Schwertern für Frontkämpfer
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Konteradmiral (Ing.) Wilhelm Genske (1885-1958)

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 07 Feb 2019 13:16

Konteradmiral (Ing.) Wilhelm Genske (1885-1958)

-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) II. Klasse (11. 05. 1915)
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) I. Klasse (27. 09. 1919)
-Ehrenkreuz des Weltkrieges 1914/1918 mit Schwertern für Frontkämpfer
-Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnungen IV. bis I. Klasse (02. 10. 1936)

*His WW2 awards (if he had any) are unknown.
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Konteradmiral (Ing.) z.V. Dipl.Ing. Arthur Gerlach (1890-1968)

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 07 Feb 2019 15:18

Konteradmiral (Ing.) z.V. Dipl.Ing. Arthur Gerlach (1890-1968)

-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) II. Klasse (28. 02. 1916)
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) I. Klasse (12. 02. 1920)
-U-Bootskriegsabzeichen 1918 (05. 01. 1920)
-Königlich Preußisches Dienstauszeichnung II. Klasse (13. 10. 1921)
-Ehrenkreuz des Weltkrieges 1914/1918 mit Schwertern für Frontkämpfer (24. 12. 1934)
-Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnungen IV. bis I. Klasse (02. 10. 1936)
-Marineverwundetenabzeichen (1918) in Schwarz (18. 08. 1937)
-Kriegsverdienstkreuz (1939) II. Klasse mit Schwertern
-Kriegsverdienstkreuz (1939) I. Klasse mit Schwertern
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Re: Konteradmiral (Ing.) z.V. Dipl.Ing. Arthur Gerlach (1890-1968)

Post by Requin Marteau » 07 Feb 2019 16:12

Kriegsmarine Großadmiral wrote:
07 Feb 2019 15:18
Konteradmiral (Ing.) z.V. Dipl.Ing. Arthur Gerlach (1890-1968)
*Another award is visible below his U-Bootskriegsabzeichen, covered by his hand (see the 2nd photo below). Does anyone know what it might be? There is nothing listed in the Rangliste.
Marine Verwundeten Abzeichen (Unknown class).
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Re: Konteradmiral (Ing.) z.V. Dipl.Ing. Arthur Gerlach (1890-1968)

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 07 Feb 2019 16:16

Hmm it could be the Marineverwundeteabzeichen. But why isn't it listed in the Rangliste then?
Let's wait and see if the other members think it's the Marineverwundeteabzeichen also. It's better to have more opinions.
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Re: Konteradmiral (Ing.) z.V. Dipl.Ing. Arthur Gerlach (1890-1968)

Post by graveland » 07 Feb 2019 16:24

Requin Marteau wrote:
07 Feb 2019 16:12
Kriegsmarine Großadmiral wrote:
07 Feb 2019 15:18
Konteradmiral (Ing.) z.V. Dipl.Ing. Arthur Gerlach (1890-1968)
*Another award is visible below his U-Bootskriegsabzeichen, covered by his hand (see the 2nd photo below). Does anyone know what it might be? There is nothing listed in the Rangliste.
Marine Verwundeten Abzeichen (Unknown class).
I am also of that opinion.

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Konteradmiral Joachim von Gerlach (1895-1979)

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 07 Feb 2019 18:01

Konteradmiral Joachim von Gerlach (1895-1979)

-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) II. Klasse (01. 07. 1916)
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) I. Klasse (27. 09. 1919)
-Ehrenkreuz des Weltkrieges 1914/1918 mit Schwertern für Frontkämpfer (30. 01. 1935)
-Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnungen IV. bis II. Klasse (02. 10. 1936)
-Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnung I. Klasse (01. 04. 1938)
-Spange (1939) zum Eisernen Kreuz II. Klasse (21. 05. 1940)
-Spange (1939) zum Eisernen Kreuz I. Klasse (14. 09. 1942)
-Kriegsabzeichen für die Marineartillerie (17. 04. 1942)
-Kriegsverdienstkreuz (1939) II. Klasse mit Schwertern (01. 09. 1944)
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Konteradmiral Eberhard Godt (1900-1995)

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 07 Feb 2019 19:55

Konteradmiral Eberhard Godt (1900-1995)

-Deutsches Kreuz in Gold am 10.02.1942 als Fregattenkapitän und Chef des Operationsabteilungs in der Stab des Befehlshabers der Unterseeboote
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) II. Klasse (15. 07. 1919)
-Spange (1939) zum Eisernen Kreuz II. Klasse (18. 10. 1939)
-Eisernes Kreuz (1939) I. Klasse (02. 04. 1940)
-Baltenkreuz
-Lübeckisches Hanseatenkreuz (02. 03. 1921)
-Ehrenkreuz des Weltkrieges 1914/1918 mit Schwertern für Frontkämpfer
-Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnungen IV. bis III. Klasse (02. 10. 1936)
-Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnung II. Klasse (04. 03. 1937)
-Königlich Spanischer Orden für Verdienste zur See II. Klasse mit weißem Abzeichen (21. 08. 1939, Approved on 19. 01. 1940)
-Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938 (20. 12. 1939)
-Ritterkreuz des Königlich Italienischen Militärordens vom Savoyen (07. 11. 1941)
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Re: Database of Kriegsmarine Admirals

Post by Cartaphilus » 07 Feb 2019 20:12

Hanseatic Crosses and Iron Cross were bravery decorations, so it's sure that he was elegible for the Honour Cross with Swords.

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Konteradmiral z.V. Herbert Goehle (1878-1947)

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 07 Feb 2019 21:57

Konteradmiral z.V. Herbert Goehle (1878-1947)

-Ritterkreuz des Königlich Preußischen Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern (05. 06. 1916)
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) II. Klasse
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) I. Klasse
-Königlich Preußischer Kronen-Orden IV. Klasse (28. 09. 1906)
-Königlich Preußischer Roter Adler-Orden IV. Klasse (19. 09. 1912)
-Großherzoglich Oldenburgisches Friedrich August-Kreuz II. Klasse
-Großherzoglich Oldenburgisches Friedrich August-Kreuz I. Klasse
-Ehrenkreuz des Weltkrieges 1914/1918 mit Schwertern für Frontkämpfer
-Kriegsverdienstkreuz (1939) II. Klasse mit Schwertern
-Kriegsverdienstkreuz (1939) I. Klasse mit Schwertern
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Konteradmiral Eberhard von Goetze (1893-1977)

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 07 Feb 2019 23:26

Konteradmiral Eberhard von Goetze (1893-1977)

-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) II. Klasse
-Ehrenkreuz des Weltkrieges 1914/1918 mit Schwertern für Frontkämpfer
-Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnungen IV. bis II. Klasse (02. 10. 1936)
-Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnung I. Klasse (01. 04. 1937)
-Kriegsverdienstkreuz (1939) II. Klasse mit Schwertern
-Kriegsverdienstkreuz (1939) I. Klasse mit Schwertern
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Re: Char. Konteradmiral Heinrich Gebhardt (1885-1939)

Post by luftk » 08 Feb 2019 00:47

Kriegsmarine Großadmiral wrote:
07 Feb 2019 11:33
Char. Konteradmiral Heinrich Gebhardt (1885-1939)

*Note: Gebhardt wasn't active in the Kriegsmarine. He was Placed at the Disposal of the Kriegsmarine without being mobilised between 22 March and 22 April 1939.

-Ritterkreuz des Königlich Preußischen Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern (18. 05. 1918)
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) II. Klasse
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) I. Klasse
-Königlich Bayerischer Militärverdienstorden IV. Klasse mit Schwertern
-Hamburger Hanseatenkreuz
-Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer

*The last 2 ribbons on his ribbon bar are still unknown.
Was he a Bavarian native? The last two ribbons could be for the Bavarian Jubilee Medal and Golden Wedding Anniversary Medal.

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Re: Char. Konteradmiral Heinrich Gebhardt (1885-1939)

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 08 Feb 2019 10:12

luftk wrote:
08 Feb 2019 00:47
Kriegsmarine Großadmiral wrote:
07 Feb 2019 11:33
Char. Konteradmiral Heinrich Gebhardt (1885-1939)

*Note: Gebhardt wasn't active in the Kriegsmarine. He was Placed at the Disposal of the Kriegsmarine without being mobilised between 22 March and 22 April 1939.

-Ritterkreuz des Königlich Preußischen Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern (18. 05. 1918)
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) II. Klasse
-Eisernes Kreuz (1914) I. Klasse
-Königlich Bayerischer Militärverdienstorden IV. Klasse mit Schwertern
-Hamburger Hanseatenkreuz
-Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer

*The last 2 ribbons on his ribbon bar are still unknown.
Was he a Bavarian native? The last two ribbons could be for the Bavarian Jubilee Medal and Golden Wedding Anniversary Medal.
I also thought about the Bavarian Jubilee Medal. Gebhardt was born in Grünstadt, Pfalz. On the English wiki it says "After Napoleon's downfall, Grünstadt passed in 1816 to the Kingdom of Bavaria. It remained Bavarian for exactly 130 years, until the new state of Rhineland-Palatinate was founded in 1946." So I guess Gebhardt was a Bavarian native? What do you think?
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