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Major Botho Georg Emil von Wussow – Commanding 2nd Batallion of Infanterie-Regiment 94 (5. Thüringisches) in the Franco Prussian war and one of its companies in the war against Austria in 1866. Shot through the foot at the Battle of Wörth, got a horse shot under him at Sedan. Holder of the Order of the Red Eagle 4th Class with Swords, Iron Cross 2nd Class (1870), Knights Cross 2nd Class of the Bavarian Royal Merit Order of St Michael, Brunswick Knights Cross of the House Order of Henry the Lion 2nd Class, Hannovarian Order of Guelph 4th Class, Commanders Cross 2nd Class of the Saxonian Order of Albrecht the Bear, Saxon House Order of the White Falcon Knights Cross 2nd Class.

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