A 5th Class Sacred Treasure award document, dated Meiji 36 [1903].
Above is the Imperial mum crest, and the border has alternating Imperial mums and paulonia leaves.
In the upper right is an Imperial Crest watermark.
1. The Emperor of the Great Japanese Empire, preserved
by heaven and sure to reign through his descendants for
all eternity, awards

2. Land Survey Attendent Koguma Mansabu, Holder of the
6th Rank and 6th Class Sacred Treasure

3. The 5th Class Sacred Treasure

4. Jimmu Emperor Year 2563 [1903], Meiji 36 [1903]
December 26th, Tokyo Imperial Shrine


3. This medal has been recorded as number 93,872

4. Award Medal Department Secretary, Holder of the 4th Class
Rising Sun and 3rd Class Sacred Treasure Yokota [??]

5. Award Medal Department Secretary, Holder of the 6th Class
Rising Sun and 5th Class Sacred Treasure Fujii Zengen
1. The Emperor of the Great Japanese Empire,
preserved by heaven and sure to reign through his
descendants for all eternity, awards

2. Army Infantry Sergeant Tahara Gentaro

3. The 6th Class Golden Kite medal

4. Jimmu Emperor Year 2566 [1906], Meiji 39
[1906] April 1st, Tokyo Imperial Shrine
1. Meiji 39 [1906] April 1st

2. Award Medal Department General Chairman, Holder of the
2nd Junior Rank and 1st Class Sacred Treasure Ogyuu Yuzuru

3. This medal has been recorded as #90012

4. Award Medal Department Secretary, Holder of the 4th Junior
Rank and 3rd Class Sacred Treasure Yokota [??]

5. Award Medal Department Secretary, Holder of the 6th Senior
Rank and 5th Class Sacred Treasure Fujii Zengen
A 7th Class Rising Sun document circa 1906. Note that the later documents had a
color representation of the medal, but these early certificates had B/W drawings.
awards
awards


2. Army Infantry Sergeant Tahara Gentaro

3. The 7th Class Rising Sun medal

4. Jimmu Emperor Year 2566 [1906], Meiji 39
[1906] April 1st
2. Award Medal Department General Chairman, Holder of the 2nd
Junior Rank and 1st Class Sacred Treasure Ogyuu Yuzuru

3. This medal has been recorded as #395693

4. Award Medal Department Secretary, Holder of the 4th Junior
Rank and 3rd Class Sacred Treasure Yokota [??]

5. Award Medal Department Secretary, Holder of the 6th Senior
Rank and 5th Class Sacred Treasure Fujii Zengen
"Information about Pension for Those Who Have Received a Medal"
9-page booklet published by the Bureau of Awards and Medals.
No publication date, but a handwritten note on the back reads 'Received
on Meiji 39 [1906], September 29, Morning 9 a.m. [Address: ?? District,
??Village, ??Oshima Street], Shimoda Tsunesaburo.'


Full translation coming when I have more time.
"Information about wearing the Meiji 37-8 Years War Dispatch Medal"
4-page booklet published by the Bureau of Awards and Medals.
Published on April 1, 1906. Full translation coming when I have more time.
This is the original notification document for the 8th Class Rising Sun medal and
also a declaration of a monetary award that accompanied the medal. This medal
was awarded to IJA Artilleryman 1st Class Private Shinomiya Mosaburo.

The top right area has the Imperial paulonia leaves crest watermark.

In the picture I have added red numbers, and here is a translation. (Of course, the
numbers are not on the actual document.)

1. IJA Artilleryman 1st Class Private Shinomiya Mosaburo

2. For Bravery in the Meiji 37-8 Years War [the 1904-5 Russo-Japanese War], an
award of the 8th Class Rising Sun White Paulonia Leaves medal as well as
money in the amount of 150 yen is awarded.

3. Meiji 39 [1906] April 1.

5. Awards & Medals Department General Chairman, Holder of the 2nd Rank and
1st Class Sacred Treasure, Viscount Ogyuu Yuzuru
Award Documents
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