Certificate documenting award of DRK long service award (male or female). Good for all grades of the award (5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years). If you are interested in some history, scroll to the bottom.

 

Filled out (personalized) version requires the following information:

  • Name and optionally place of residence
  • DRK Rank (see below for the full list)
  • Years of DRK service (5, 10, 15, 20, 25)
  • Date of award
  • DRK Landesstelle (number and city, see below for the full list)

Please provide the required data in the comments!

 

Ranks for Women:

  • DRK-Generalhauptführerin
  • DRK-Generalführerin
  • DRK-Oberstführerin
  • DRK-Oberfeldführerin
  • DRK-Feldführerin
  • DRK-Hauptführerin
  • DRK-Oberwachtführerin
  • DRK-Wachtführerin
  • DRK-Haupthelferin
  • DRK-Oberhelferin
  • DRK-Vorhelferin
  • DRK-Helferin
  • DRK-Anwärterin

 

Ranks for Men:

  • Generalhauptführer
  • Generalführer
  • Oberstführer
  • Oberfeldführer
  • Feldführer
  • Hauptführer
  • Oberwachtführer
  • Wachtführer
  • Haupthelfer
  • Oberhelfer
  • Vorhelfer
  • DRK-Helfer
  • DRK-Anwärter

 

Landesstellen

  • 1: Königsberg
  • 2: Stettin
  • 3: Berlin
  • 4: Dresden
  • 5: Stuttgart
  • 6: Münster
  • 7: München
  • 8: Breslau
  • 9: Weimar
  • 10: Hamburg
  • 11: Hannover
  • 12: Darmstadt
  • 13: Nürnberg
  • 14 - 16 non-existent (probably "spare" numbers for the future, because the next ones are in Austria)
  • 17: Wien
  • 18: Salzburg

 

History: Rather than awarding medals, long service in the DRK was first identified by sleeve stripes that were introduced in 1930 and remained in place until 1945. These sleeve stripes were made of silver-colored aluminium braid with a narrow red center stripe and worn on the left lower sleeve.

Here is the system as described in the 1938 regulations:

  • 5 years = 1 narrow silver stripe
  • 10 years = 2 narrow silver stripes
  • 15 years = 1 broad silver stripe
  • 20 years = 1 broad silver stripe + 1 narrow silver stripe
  • 25 years = 2 broad silver stripes

These regulations specified a length of 9 centimeters and a width of 0.8 centimeters for the narrow stripes and 1.5 centimeters for the broad ones. 

DRK Long Service Award Certificate

$3.50Price
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