4th Royal Bavarian Cavalry Brigade - 4. Königlich Bayerische Kavallerie-Brigade

The 4th Cavalry Brigade was a large unit of the Bavarian Army .

story

Originally the large formation was set up on November 27, 1815 as the 2nd brigade of the cavalry division of the General Command Würzburg, but was disbanded on May 31, 1822 and re-established in 1830 as the cavalry brigade of the 4th Army Division. On November 20, 1848, it was given the final designation 4th Cavalry Brigade. The command was in Bamberg .

The brigade was deployed at the beginning of the First World War as part of the 6th Army as part of the Royal Bavarian Cavalry Division on the Western Front.

structure

In 1914 the brigade was part of the 4th Division . You were subject to the following units:

Commanders

Until 1872 the commanders used the designation commandant.

Rank Name Date [1]
Karl Philipp von Diez November 27, 1815 to May 30, 1822
Major general Eduard von Sachsen-Altenburg 0 February 4, 1840 to April 26, 1841
Colonel / Major General Heinrich von der Mark April 27, 1841 to March 30, 1848
Ludwig Joseph von Weinbach March 31, 1848 to November 13, 1849
Oberst Karl von Hailbronner November 14, 1849 to September 30, 1851
Major general Christian von Schmaltz 0 October 1, 1851 to September 17, 1857
Major general Thaddeus von Binder September 18, 1857 to April 26, 1859
Colonel / Major General Wilhelm von Lindenfels April 27, 1859 to April 19, 1866
Oberst Karl zu Pappenheim April 20, 1866 to April 15, 1867
Major general Johann Baptist von Tausch April 16, 1867 to January 31, 1870
Major general Wilhelm von Mulzer 0 February 1 to November 9, 1870
Major general Friedrich Horadam November 10, 1870 to February 27, 1874
Major general Adolf Franz Philipp Baumüller February 28, 1874 to September 21, 1877
Major general Karl von Freyberg-Eisenberg September 22, 1877 to May 13, 1885
Major general Maximilian von Sazenhofen May 14, 1885 to March 7, 1889
Major general Alfred von Passavant 0 March 8, 1889 to July 18, 1892
Major general Ludwig von Poschinger July 19, 1892 to March 20, 1900
Major general Emil from Le Bret-Nucourt March 21, 1900 to January 25, 1902
Major general Otto Kreß von Kressenstein January 26, 1902 to March 10, 1904
Colonel / Major General Hugo Bouhler March 11, 1904 to March 24, 1907
Major general Karl von Hirschberg March 25, 1907 to April 19, 1909
Oberst Serious scrap April 20, 1909 to May 25, 1910
Oberst Karl von Staudt May 26, 1910 to March 26, 1912
Major general Karl Gebhard March 27, 1912 to January 27, 1914
Major general Otto von Redwitz January 28 to August 10, 1914
Major general Serious of scrap August 11th to August 30th, 1914
Major general Moritz von and zu Egloffstein 0 September 1, 1914 to January 15, 1915
Major general Otto von Redwitz January 16 to August 15, 1915
Colonel / Major General Wilhelm von Poschinger August 16, 1915 to August 17, 1918
Lieutenant colonel Joseph von Tannstein called Fleischmann August 18 to September 25, 1918
Lieutenant colonel August von Freyen-Seyboltstorff September 25, 1918 until the end of the war

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 Verlag, Osnabrück 1990, ISBN 3-7648-1780-1 , pp. 702f.