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> Locotenent-Colonel Ioan G. Trofin, Awarded Michael the Brave Post-Mortum
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QUOTE (REGAL UNIFORMA COLECTOR @ Jul 2 2006, 07:19 PM)
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Brevet - Order of Michael the Brave 3rd Class, Model 1941. Issued Post-Mortum on 7 January, 1942.

What is the High Decree number (bottom left corner)? The photo is too small to make out the writing.
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Posted: July 02, 2006 08:02 pm
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Please post photos with the Michael the Brave original case.


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Posted: July 02, 2006 08:10 pm
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Close up description of the Order of the Crown awarded Post-Mortum. Can anyone give us an exact translation ? Why was this order awarded Post-Mortum. Was this common ?
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QUOTE (REGAL UNIFORMA COLECTOR @ Jul 2 2006, 07:08 PM)
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Close up of ribbon bar and Order of Michael the Brave 3rd Class, Model 1941.

Knight of the Order of the Star (?) of Romania with swords and Military Virtue Ribbon
Officer of the Order of the Star of Romania
Officer of the Order of the Crown of Romania
25 Years of Service
WWI Commemorative Cross with 1919 clasp
WWI Victory Medal
The Centennial of King Carol I Medal
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Brevet - WW1 Victory medal, 20 July 1921. Lt. Trofin, Comendinirea "Pietei Arad".
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QUOTE (REGAL UNIFORMA COLECTOR @ Jul 2 2006, 09:10 PM)
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Close up description of the Order of the Crown awarded Post-Mortum. Can anyone give us an exact translation ? Why was this order awarded Post-Mortum. Was this common ?

Well, the unusual thing is that he was awarded this order for an action taking place 6 days after his death: 3 September 1941 vs. 28 August 1941.
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Brevet - Dated 27 November 1931, Order of the Star. Captain Ion Trofin, Regiment II, Romanati No. 19.
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Brevet - 25 Year Service medal. Dated 18 June, 1938. Major Ion Trofin, Infantry School Of Aplication. Looks like he was an Infantry Instructor in 1938.
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Brevet - Carol 1 Centenial medal, 9 May 1939. Major Ioan Trofin. Corpul 6 Armata.
Looks like Major Trofin is now a Staff officer with Corpul 6 Armata.
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Brevet - Order of the Crown, dated 8 June, 1940 and signe by King Carol to Major Ioan Trofin, Corpul 6 Armata.
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Newspaper article. Can anyone translate this accurately ?
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Brevet - Dated 27 November 1931, Order of the Star. Captain Ion Trofin, Regiment II, Romanati No. 19.

This is the image of the certificate for the WWI Victory Medal.
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