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Biographical/Historical Information

These medals were given by the War Veterans' Assoctiation of Württemberg. It was likely awarded after the First World War.

Wilhelm Mayer was one of the founders, along with Franz Wilhelm (1846-1938), of a metalware factory in Stuttgart. He was born in 1840 in Lauffen am Neckar, and studied metalwork and engraving in Stuttgart. In 1865, he founded an art gallery. He died in Stuttgart in 1920.

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[Württemberg Kriegerbund medal], Leo Baeck Institute, 59.3.