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  • Prussia – Pocket Watch – Commemerating Kaiser Wilhelm II – Awarded to Lieutenant Max Nather

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    This is an incredible pocket watch and fob chain which was awarded by Kaiser Wilhelm II to an Air Service pilot Leutnant Max Näther (1899-1919). Näther saw service earlier on the ground where he won both the !914 Iron Cross 1st and 2nd Class and was wounded. He joined the army in 1914 at the age of fifteen. Due to his heroism he was promoted to Leutnant der Reserve at the age of seventeen. He then volunteered for the Air Service. He was posted to Jasta 62 and would remain with that squadron until the end of the war. During his service he was wounded and would become the Jasta commander….  

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