The career of soldier Rudolf Zeiler - 5 original documents with various military awards and an old war newspaper "Geschichte des Weltkrieges 1914/17"

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The career of soldier Rudolf Zeiler - 5 original documents with various military awards and an old war newspaper "Geschichte des Weltkrieges 1914/17"
Documents from World War I (1913-1917), Austria; good condition

1 document – recognition of the national military infantry regiment St. Pölten no. 21, from 1913

Invigorating recognition of the troop division commando. Your Excellency k.k. Oberleutnant Rudolf Zeiler, St. Pölten on 12 December 1913. According to order by the k.k. 44. National infantry troop divisions commando in Innsbruck on 24 November, you were awarded with the invigorating recognition of troop division command for your excellent services.

Signed and stamped by the 1st Battalion 14 Dec 1913

Dimensions: approx. 21 x 34 cm


1 document - Medal of the Red Cross of the Austrian-Hungarian Monarchy, dating back to 1915
I have the honour to award the insignia of his highness K.u.K. to Lord Archduke Franz Salvator, protector deputy of the Red Cross in the monarchy, in the name of k. u. k. Apostolic Majesty, the medal II. class of the red cross.

Vienna, 26 March 1915
1 decoration with case
1 certificate
1 statutes

To your excellency Mr Rudolf Zeiler k.k Oberleutnant in Brünn

Dimensions: approx. 21 x 34 cm (1 x folded)


1 document - certificate for the military merit cross III. Class, dated 1916

From his imperial and royal Apostolic Majesty Chief Treasurer to the captain of the LIR. 21 Rudolf Zeiler. His Imperial and Royal Apostolic Majesty have decided on 20 March 1916 to award you with the military merit cross III. Class with war decoration III. Class with grace.

Signed by the Chief Chamberlain and Treasurer of Vienna on 24 March 1916 with embossing stamp.

Dimensions: approx. 23.5 x 38.8 cm (1 x folded)


1 document - certificate for the bronze military merit medal with a ribbon of the military merit cross of honour with the swords, made in 1917

His Imperial and Royal Apostolic Majesty have graciously decided on 10 January 1917 to award you with the highest recognition for your noble and brave conduct in front of the enemy. Hereby you are entitled to wear the bronze military merit medal with ribbon of the military cross of honour with swords.
To your excellency Mr Rudolf Zeiler k.k. Captain, of the national army infantry regiment no. 21

Signed by the k.k. Minister of national defence, Vienna on 12 January 1917

Dimensions: approx. 30.8 x 42.2 cm


1 document - certificate for the German Medal of honour of the world war with a black-white-red ribbon, year unknown

The Plenary Council of the Association of national-minded soldiers awarded the German medal of honour of the world war with a black-white-red ribbon to Mr Major Rudolf Zeiler from Vienna on the basis of his proven merit.

Stamped on the back (without the year).

Dimensions: approx. 24 x 34.5 cm


1 newspaper - Illustrierte Geschichte des Weltkrieges 1914/17.

232. Booklet with many interesting illustrations of the history of war, some edges, light stains, some tears.

Dimensions: 24 x 32.7 cm


All documents are in good condition; partial cracks at the edges and folded multiple time, signs of wear due to age

Lot details
Type
Document
Country of Origin
Austria
Condition
Used
Period
20th - early (WW I)
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