Charlotte Cross

Charlottenkreuz

  • Cross instituted by King Wilhelm II on 5 January 1916 in honour of Queen Charlotte.
  • Cross awarded to all persons who had acquired particular merit either in the field or at home in the care of the wounded and ill, or in the general area of war-related care provision.
  • The decoration is a silvered white metal cross botonny with a central medallion, bearing on the front the entwined initials C and W (for Charlotte and Wilhelm) and on the reverse the year 1916.

 

 

Kingdom of Württemberg