Civil Service Faithful Service Medal

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Civil Service Faithful Service Medal in Gold
Awarded by Nazi Germany
Type Service Medal
Eligibility Civilian Employees of the public service
Awarded for "40 or more of years Faithful Service"
Status Obsolete
Statistics
First awarded 1938
Last awarded 1941?
Total awarded Unknown
Posthumous
awards
No
Distinct
recipients
Unknown
Precedence
Next (lower) Civil Service Faithful Service Medal In Silver
Civil Service Faithful Service Medal In Silver
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The Civil Service Faithful Service Medal In Silver, Obverse and Reverse.
Awarded by Nazi Germany
Type Service Medal
Eligibility Civilian employees of the public service
Awarded for "25 years or more of Faithful Service"
Status Obsolete
Statistics
First awarded Unknown
Last awarded Unknown
Total awarded Unknown
Posthumous
awards
No
Distinct
recipients
Unknown
Precedence
Next (higher) Civil Service Faithful Service Medal In Gold
Next (lower) Employee and Worker Faithful Service Medal

The Civil Service Faithful Service Medal (Treudienst-Ehrenzeichen für Beamte Angestellte und Arbeiter im öffentlichen Dienst) was a Nazi Germany medal of honor that was founded on 30 January 1938, in two grades, to reward civilians in the employ of the German public services for long and faithful service.

Description[edit]

All officials, employees, and laborers at any level of the public service (local, regional or national) who complete 25 or 40 years service were eligible.

The second class award was for 25 years of service was a silver cross, with a silver wreath and a black enameled swastika in the center of the cross.

The first class award was for 40 years of service was a gold cross, with a gold wreath and a black enameled swastika in the center of the cross.

The reverse of both classes was stamped with 'Für treue Dienste' (For faithful Services). The ribbon for the medal is cornflower blue.