Bayern: Militär-Verdienst-Orden, Stern zur 2. Klasse, mit Schwertern und Urkunde für den Generalmajor und Kommandeur der 23. Infanterie-Division Rudolf Dänner.
Korpus in Silber, die mehrteilige Auflage in Gold, vierfach auf dem Korpus verschraubt, teilweise emailliert, flingiert, minimale Läsuren im weiß emaillierten Reif, die Schwerter in Gold, auf dem Korpus verschraubt, mit Schmuckplatte von Jacob Leser, Hofkunstanstalt Straubing, an Nadel; Urkunde (Doppelblatt, gefaltet, ausgestellt München, den 30.3.1918, FU).
SH. S. 68ff, KB1 382, OEK21 400; 76 x 76 mm, 57,8 g.
Dänner trat als Einjährig-Freiwilliger ins 3. bayer. Infanterie-Regiment ein. Nach einer Reitkurs bei den 4. bayer. Chevaulegers und Lehrkurs für Waffenrevisions-Offiziere war er zeitweise Vertreter des Staatsanwaltes beim Untergericht des 3. bayer. Inf.Rgt. Verschiedene Landwehr-Kommandos sollten folgen und ab Oktober 1913 das Kommando über das 23. bayer. Infanterie-Regiment, das er 1914 ins Felde führte. Am 31. August 1914 wurde er schwer verwundet ins Lazarett eingeliefert und kam ein halbes Jahr später zurück zur Truppe. Für seine Führungsqualität wurde er dann im März 1918 mit dem Stern des MVO mit Schwertern zur 2. Klasse verliehen. Der Pour le Mérite sollte am 26. Oktober 1918 ebenfalls noch folgen. Die Verleihungsbegründung hierfür liest sich wie folgt: "Am 26.09.1918 begann der französisch-amerikanische Angriff in der Champagne. General Dänner stand mit seiner 1. bayer. Infanterie-Division bei Lirey. Hier gelang es ihm mit seiner Division einen Einbruch in die deutschen Stellungen abzuriegeln und den Feind bis auf die Bahnlinie östlich Somme-Py zurückzuwerfen. Die Division war nur noch ca. 200 Mann stark, als sie zum Angriff auf die feindlichen Stellungen an der Aisne vorgin. Hier warf sie den Feind bis ans Ufer zurück und verhinderte so sein Festsetzen. Für die erfolgreichen Angriffe sinser Division beantragte der Oberbefehlshaber der 3. Armee für Dänner den "Pour le Mérite".
Provinienz: ex Auktionshaus Kube, 66. Auktion, 1.7.1989, Los 23.
1.1.) Imperial Germany (till 1933)
Bavaria: Military-Merit-Order, Star for the 2. Class, with Swords and Document for the Generalmajor and Kommander of 23. Infanterie-Division Rudolf Dänner.
Body in Silver, the multiple parts device in Gold, four times riveted to the body, partially enamelled, chiselled, minor damage to the white wreath, the swords in Gold, also screwed to the body, with decorative plate of Jacob Leser, Hofkunstanstalt Straubing, on pin; document (double page, folded, issued Munich, 30.3.1918, FU).
SH. S. 68ff, KB1 382, OEK21 400; 76 x 76 mm, 57,8 g.
Dänner entered service as One-Year-Volunteer of the 3. bavarian Infantery-Regiment. Doing a horse-back riding course with the 4. bavarian Chevaulegers and a course as Arms-Revision-Officer, beeing also send as Assistant to the State-Judge of the Lower-Court of the 3. Bavarian Infantery-Regiment. Various Landwehr Commands followed until he he took over in October 1913 the Command of the 23rd Infantery-Regiment which he lead into War in 1914. On August 31. 1914 he was send heavily wounded into the field hospsital and beeing back half a year later with the troop. Leading them with courage and beeing awarded with the Star with Swords to the 2. Class MVO in March 1918. On October 26. 1918 the Pour le mérite should follow. And the citain reads as the following: "Am 26.09.1918 begann der französisch-amerikanische Angriff in der Champagne. General Dänner stand mit seiner 1. bayer. Infanterie-Division bei Lirey. Hier gelang es ihm mit seiner Division einen Einbruch in die deutschen Stellungen abzuriegeln und den Feind bis auf die Bahnlinie östlich Somme-Py zurückzuwerfen. Die Division war nur noch ca. 200 Mann stark, als sie zum Angriff auf die feindlichen Stellungen an der Aisne vorgin. Hier warf sie den Feind bis ans Ufer zurück und verhinderte so sein Festsetzen. Für die erfolgreichen Angriffe sinser Division beantragte der Oberbefehlshaber der 3. Armee für Dännen den "Pour le mérite".
Provinience: ex Auctionhosue Kube, 66. Auction, 1.7.1989, Lot 23.
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