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№121167 St. Georg Cross 3 class

Russian empire. St. George's Cross of the 3st degree, No. 54381. Awarded-Junior Sergeant Dzyuba Dmitry Pavlovich-20 Kuban (cossak) Plastun battalion. For the fact that on the 25th and 26.06.1916, when taking Barnakaban and Kupdag positions, 4.07.1916 when taking height "2400" and 22.07.1916 when taking height "3031", very well kept in touch between hundreds of the battalion, neighboring units and the chief of the combat section, under heavy enemy fire, quickly delivered orders, which affected the success of the battalion's attacks.

The highest soldier's award of The world war I period for bravery and personal courage.

The insignia of the order is a cross with expanding blades at the end. In the center of the cross is a medallion of a round shape, on the front side of which is depicted Saint George striking a serpent. On the reverse side of the medallion, the letters S and G were applied in the form of a monogram. The cross bars on the front side remained clean, and the reverse was marked with the serial number of the award. The cross was to be worn on a black and orange St. George ribbon ("the colors of smoke and flame").

Silver. Size 34*40mm. Weight 10,7g.

1200 ($1320)

St. Georg Cross 3 class