GFM Walther von Brauchitsch (1881 - 1948) - a silver plate, farewell present of the Officers' Corps of the 3rd Guard Field Artillery Regiment on March 22, 1914
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DescriptionSilver plate with curved edge, in the centre a finely engraved guard star in the form of a breast star of the High Order of the Black Eagle with the surrounding inscription (tr.) "His parting comrade Hauptmann v. Brauchitsch – The Officers' Corps of the 3rd Guard Field Artillery Regiment - 18.5.01 - 22.3.1914". Surrounded by 26 coats of arms from the officers of the regiment, including Grafen/Freiherren Bloch v. Blottnitz, von Usslar, von Zastrow, von Bülow, von Seidlitz, von Winterfeld and many more. Mark of the Berlin jeweller Otto Schneider with "800" hallmark in the base. Diameter 26 cm, weight 397 g.
Walther von Brauchitsch was a regimental adjutant in the 3rd guard field artillery regiment from 13.4.1909 to 31.3.1912 and was subsequently transferred to the Great General Staff, to which he was permanently transferred after his promotion to captain and discharge from his regiment on 22 March 1914.
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