General Honor Decoration (Hesse)
The General Honour Decoration (German: Allgemeines Ehrenzeichen) was a civil and military decoration of the Grand Duchy of Hesse. Established 25 September 1843, the medal could be awarded to recognize several different accomplishments or merits. The reason for the award of the medal was determined by the inscription on the reverse of the medal, with the obverse bearing the effigy of the reigning Grand Duke of Hesse.
|General Honour Decoration|
Obverse of the General Honour Decoration of Hesse
|Awarded by the|
Grand Duchy of Hesse
|Type||Civil and military decoration|
|Established||25 September 1843|
Ribbon of the decoration
Recipients of the Hessian Bravery Medal (Hessische TapferkeitsmedailleEdit
- "HESSE-DARMSTADT. General Honour Decoration, Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig, 'For Bravery', (HESSEN-DARMSTADT. Allgemeines Ehrenzeichen, Großherzog Ernst Ludwig, 'Für Tapferkeit'), 1894–1918 issue". Medal-medaille.com. 6 February 2006. Retrieved 30 May 2013.
- Miller 2015, p. 569.