(Deutsches Rotes Kreuz Schwesternkreuz)

Date Instituted

1 July 1937


Awarded to Sisters and Matrons of the German Red Cross in these classes:
1. For 10 years service as a Sister (silver)
2. For 25 years service as a Sister (silver)

3. For long service as a Matron (gold)
4. For long service as a senior Matron (gold)

Number awarded


Estimated price (2009)

€ 150 - 300


Photo courtesy of David

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Political & Civil awards of the Third Reich
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich
Detlev Niemann - Price Guide Germany 1871-1945 (2009)