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Category: Translation - Hungarian
Approval Date: 12/4/2019 5:42 PM
Family Surname: Wolfsthal
Town: Komarom
Date of Image: 1912
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This is a real challenge. I found this low-quality scan of a Hungarian newspaper from the town of Komarom, August 1912.

I believe this is about a Royal Medal (Királyi kitüntetés)awarded to Zygmund Wolfsthal of Infantry Regiment 83.

But the rest is excruciating difficult to transcribe. I'd appreciate any help figuring out additional words, and the meaning of the entire sentence.

Thank you -- Yaron

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12/4/2019 11:26 PM Királyi kitüntetés. Őfelsége a király Wolfsthal Zsigmond őrmesternek(?), a 8?-ik gyalogezred helyettes karmesterének(?), ?? ?? elismeréséül(?) a koronás(?) ezüst(?) érdemkeresztet adományozta.

Royal honors. His Majesty the king awarded the crowned(?) silver(?) merit cross to sergeant(?) Sigmund Wolfsthal, assistant bandmaster(?) of Infantry Regiment 8?, in acknowledgment of ?? ??.
12/6/2019 6:51 AM Yaron suggested in email that the word after the comma in the third line looks like _király_ "king". I'll amend that to _királyi_ "royal". Now there's just one word that's entirely missing. (Unfortunately, it's the one word that may tell us what he got the medal *for*....)
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Királyi kitüntetés. Őfelsége a király Wolfsthal Zsigmond őrmesternek(?), a 83-ik gyalogezred helyettes karmesterének(?), királyi ?? elismeréséül(?) a koronás(?) ezüst(?) érdemkeresztet adományozta.

Royal honors. His Majesty the king awarded the crowned(?) silver(?) merit cross to sergeant(?) Sigmund Wolfsthal, assistant bandmaster(?) of Infantry Regiment 83, in acknowledgment of royal ??.
12/8/2019 1:00 AM The missing word is "szolgálati" which means about "service".
12/8/2019 5:20 AM
Királyi kitüntetés. Őfelsége a király Wolfsthal Zsigmond őrmesternek, a 83-ik gyalogezred helyettes karmesterének, kiváló szolgálatai elismeréséül a koronás ezüst érdemkeresztet adományozta.

Royal honors. His Majesty the king awarded the crowned silver merit cross to sergeant Sigmund Wolfsthal, assistant band leader in recognition of hís excellent services.
12/9/2019 8:36 AM great work, but i'd still like to see a readable image, to verify the text. what is the publication and the date, in case it's archived somewhere accessible?
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