Cross For Distinction In War (1871)

GMS010 Kreuz für Auszeichnung im Kriege (1871)

  • Decoration was instituted by Grand Duke Friedrich Wilhelm on 10 March 1871.
  • Decoration was awarded for bravery, regardless of rank, during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871.
  • There are two types of cross, with inscriptions on the obverse "FÜR TAPFERKEIT" and "TAPFER UND TREU".

Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz