The Cross of Honour 1st Class
The Cross of Honour , Referred to Colloquially as the " Mutterenhrenkreuz " Mother's Cross of Honour , was a state decoration conferred by the government of the German Reich to honour a German Mother for exceptional Merit to the German Nation. Eligibility later extended to include Ethnic German Mothers from example Austria and Sudetenland. The decoration was conferred from 1939 - 1945 in three Classes Bronze , Silver and Gold to Mothers who exhibited probity , exemplary Motherhood and who conceived and raised at least 4 or more children.
Established 16th December 1938.
First Awarded 21st May 1939.
Last Awarded 8th May 1945.
Militaria Collector Interest
German World War 2 Collector interest
Medal Collector Interest.
Plus P & P.
Certificate of Postage and Receipt for all items posted.