1st Royal Bavarian Infantry Brigade - 1. Königlich Bayerische Infanterie-Brigade

The 1st Infantry Brigade was a large unit of the Bavarian Army .

story

The brigade was originally formed on November 27, 1815 as an association of the Munich General Command . At the beginning of the First World War , the brigade was used as part of the 6th Army on the Western Front. The brigade staff joined the newly established 10th Infantry Division at the beginning of March 1915 and from March 8, 1915 was given the designation of the 20th Bavarian Infantry Brigade .

The command was in Munich throughout its existence .

structure

Peace formation from August 1, 1914

The brigade was part of the 1st Division and reported to:

Commanders

Rank Name Date [1]
Major General / Lieutenant General Ludwig von der Tann-Rathsamhausen April 27, 1859 to April 3, 1861
Major general Maximilian von Feder 0 April 4, 1861 to January 22, 1862
Major general Johann Baptist Steinle January 23, 1862 to January 7, 1869
Major general Karl von Dietl 0 January 8, 1869 to April 23, 1873
Major general Anton von Täuffenbach April 24, 1873 to August 26, 1875
Major general Maximilian von Horn August 27, 1875 to July 25, 1883
Major general Carl Alexander von Gropper July 25, 1883 to March 19, 1884
Major general Arnulf of Bavaria March 20, 1884 to March 6, 1887
Major general Christoph of Godin 0 March 7, 1887 to March 7, 1889
Major general Moriz von Bomhard 0 March 8, 1889 to April 7, 1895
Major general Robert von Bothmer 0 April 8, 1895 to February 18, 1899
Major general Oskar von Rittmann February 19, 1899 to September 7, 1902
Major general Theodor von Zwehl 0 September 8, 1902 to March 18, 1904
Major general Eduard von Graf March 19, 1904 to September 13, 1906
Major general Karl von Brug September 14, 1906 to March 26, 1909
Major general Johann Eichhorn March 27, 1909 to August 21, 1911
Major general Robert von Fischer August 22, 1911 to September 30, 1913
Colonel / Major General Otto Rauchberger 0 October 1, 1913 to August 19, 1914
Oberst Friedrich von Pechmann August 20 to September 21, 1914 (substitute)
Major general Otto von Rauchberger September 22, 1914 to March 5, 1915

literature

  • Konrad Krafft von Dellmensingen , Friedrichfranz Feeser : The Bavaria book of the world wars 1914-1918. Chr. Belser AG. Publishing house, Stuttgart 1930.
  • Günter Wegner: Germany's armies until 1918. Volume 10: Bavaria. Biblio Verlag, Osnabrück 1984.
  • Rudolf von Kramer, Otto Freiherr von Waldenfels: The royal Bavarian military Max-Joseph-Order. Self-published by the kb Military Max Joseph Order, Munich 1966.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Dermot Bradley (Ed.), Günter Wegner: Occupation of the German Army 1815-1939. Volume 1: The higher command posts 1815-1939. Biblio Publishing House. Osnabrück 1990. ISBN 3-7648-1780-1 . P. 674.