Count Schwerin Infantry Regiment (3rd Pomeranian) No. 14
|active||July 1, 1813 to January 1919|
|State||Kingdom of Prussia|
|Armed forces||Prussian Army|
|Branch of service||Infantry|
The association was established on July 1, 1813 (Foundation Day) by AKO as the 2nd Reserve Infantry Regiment. The soldiers came from the III. Musketeer and the 1st and 4th Reserve Battalions of the 2nd Infantry Regiment and formed the I., II. And III. Battalion (from 1815 fusilier battalion).
On March 25, 1815, it was given the designation “14. Infantry Regiment ”and from November 1816 to March 1823 it had the addition“ (3rd Pomeranian) ”. In 1859 it had to hand over numerous personnel to the 54th Infantry Regiment . In the course of the army expansion, the association was transformed into “3. Pomeranian Infantry Regiment No. 14 ”renamed. After the German War , on September 27, 1866, the 10th, 14th and 15th companies were transferred to Infantry Regiment No. 75 . On April 1, 1881, the 4th Company went to Infantry Regiment No. 129 . The missing teams were replaced immediately. Kaiser Wilhelm II gave the regiment in honor of Field Marshal GeneralKurt Christoph von Schwerin named it on January 27, 1889 and renamed it "Count Schwerin Infantry Regiment" (3rd Pomeranian) No. 14 ".
On April 1, 1887 the IV. Battalion of the 5th Company of Infantry Regiment "von der Goltz" (7 Pommersches) No. 54, the 3rd Company was Colbergschen Grenadier Regiment "Graf Gneisenau" (second Pommersches ) No. 9 , the 7th Company of the Fusilier Regiment "Queen Victoria of Sweden" (Pomeranian) No. 34 and the 11th Company of the Grenadier Regiment "King Friedrich Wilhelm IV." (1st Pomeranian) No. 2 formed . In the IV. Battalion these formed the 13th-16th. Company. On April 1, 1890, the IV. Battalion was transferred to Infantry Regiment No. 141 . On October 2, 1893, the 4th (half) battalion was re-established, and on April 1, 1897, the 4th battalion was transferred to Infantry Regiment No. 175 .
Wars of Liberation
- After its establishment, all three battalions took part in the siege of Szczecin. The later fusilier battalion fought with the Borstell brigade in the battle near Hoyerswerda. Then the regiment came to the 5th Division of III. Army Corps and fought in the Battle of Großbeeren and the battles near Schmielkendorf, Thießen and Woltersdorf. It was also at the battle of Dennewitz (loss: four officers and 275 men), the siege of Wittenberg, and the storming of Leipzig . The major von Mirbach with the III. Battalion took part in the assault on the Grimmaische Tor, the 4th platoon of the 10th Company was one of the first Prussians in Leipzig (loss: eight officers and 346 men). Then it was at the crossing over the Rhinethere and was involved in the raid near Neuss (conquest of the eagle of the 150th line regiment) and the enclosure of Wesel .
- This year the association was part of the 5th Brigade of III. Army Corps and took part in the battle at Hoogstraaten, the assault on Lier and the battles at Oudenaarde and Soissons.
- Now he was part of the 7th Brigade of the II Army Corps. As such, he fought at Ligny and Wavre as well as the storm on Namur. He was also at the sieges of Maubeuge, Landrecy, Rocroy and Givet.
Losses from 1813 to 1815: 54 officers and 1,400 men, of which in 1815 5 officers and 230 men
Grand Duchy of Poznan
During the riots of 1848 it was in action at Tremessen.
First World War
After the end of the war , the regiment was demobilized in Bromberg on December 14, 1918 . The Volunteer Infantry Regiment 14 was formed from parts in January 1919 with two battalions, two MG and one MW company. The 1st Battalion formed the Border Guard Battalion XII of the II Army Corps.
With the formation of the Provisional Reichswehr, the 2nd Battalion was added to the 4th Reichswehr Rifle Regiment.
The tradition took over in the Reichswehr by decree of the Chief of the Army Command General of the Infantry Hans von Seeckt from August 24, 1921 the 9th and 10th companies of the 4th (Prussian) Infantry Regiment stationed in Deutsch Krone .
Until 1817 the regiment was in the field or was in France with the occupation army.
- 1818–1819 Glogau, Schweidnitz and Glatz
- 1819–1820 Torgau, Wittenberg, Weißenfels
- 1820–1833 Stargard, Königsberg in der Neumark, Soldin
- 1833–1846 Stargard, Bromberg, Soldin
- 1846–1847 Stargard, Königsberg in der Neumark, Soldin
- 1847–1849 Bromberg, Graudenz, Konitz (multiple changes)
- 1849–1850 Bromberg, Schneidemühl, Gnesen
- 1852–1856 Thorn, Bromberg
- 1856–1863 Bromberg (also Graudenz until 1860)
- 1863–1871 Stettin
- 1871–1884 Stralsund, Swinemünde
- 1884–1886 Stralsund, Greifswald
- 1886–1903 Graudenz
- 1887–1890 Graudenz, Strasbourg in West Prussia
- 1890–1903 Graudenz
- 1903–1919 Bromberg
On September 20, 1860 , King Wilhelm I appointed General of the Infantry Philipp von Wussow as the first head of the regiment . After his death, this position remained vacant from September 8, 1870 until General of the Infantry Julius von Verdy du Vernois was appointed . With his death on September 30, 1910, the position was not filled again.
|Major/Oberstleutnant||Julius von Knobloch||July 1, 1813 to January 31, 1814|
|Major/Oberstleutnant||Otto von Mirbach||February 1, 1814 to October 4, 1818|
|Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel||Levin von Düring||October 5, 1818 to March 29, 1831|
|Lieutenant colonel||Alexander von Kaweczinski||March 30, 1831 to February 17, 1832 (responsible for the tour)|
|Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel||Alexander von Kaweczinski||February 18, 1832 to March 29, 1840|
|Lieutenant colonel||Ferdinand von Winning||March 31 to September 9, 1840 (in charge of the tour)|
|Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel||Ferdinand von Winning||September 10, 1840 to March 30, 1846|
|Oberst||Karl von Herrmann||March 31, 1846 to November 17, 1848|
|Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel||Wilhelm Theodor Bahr||November 18, 1848 to March 16, 1853|
|Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel||Julius von Lübenow||March 17, 1853 to September 18, 1857|
|Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel||Emil von Bornstedt||October 29, 1857 to June 21, 1861|
|Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel||Theodor Wittich||June 22, 1861 to April 2, 1866|
|Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel||Alexander von Stahr||April 3, 1866 to June 13, 1867|
|Oberst||August from Borries||July 20, 1867 to July 13, 1870|
|Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel||Wilhelm von Voss||July 14, 1870 to August 14, 1871|
|Major||Friedrich von Schorlemer||August 22, 1870 to August 14, 1871 (Führer)|
|Oberst||Curt von Haeseler||August 22, 1871 to October 15, 1873|
|Oberst||Rudolf von Kroseck||October 16, 1873 to February 13, 1874 (in charge of the tour)|
|Oberst||Rudolf von Kroseck||February 14, 1874 to February 2, 1880|
|Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel||Konstantin von Schachtmeyer||February 3, 1880 to April 12, 1885|
|Oberst||Ottomar Koßmann||April 14, 1885 to March 7, 1887|
|Oberst||Wilhelm Muller||March 8, 1887 to November 18, 1889|
|Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel||George of Heineccius||November 19, 1889 to February 13, 1893|
|Oberst||Friedrich Aldenkordt||February 14, 1893 to May 13, 1894|
|Oberst||Heinrich Diesing||May 14, 1894 to April 3, 1896|
|Oberst||Moritz von Ludwiger||April 4, 1896 to August 13, 1897|
|Oberst||Wilhelm Mootz||14. August 1897 bis 15. May 1901|
|Oberst||Wilhelm von und zu Bodmann||May 16, 1901 to March 15, 1905|
|Oberst||Georg von Winterfeld||March 16, 1905 to April 9, 1906|
|Oberst||Otto von Gagern||April 10, 1906 to March 21, 1910|
|Oberst||Swantus from Bonin||March 22, 1910 to February 20, 1911|
|Oberst||August von Hahn||February 21, 1911 to November 18, 1912|
|Oberst||Theodor von Dücker||November 19, 1912 to May 29, 1914|
|Oberst||Hans Paris||May 30, 1914 to December 11, 1915|
|Major/Oberstleutnant||Böhme||January 9, 1916 to September 11, 1917|
|Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel||Waldemar Nolda||September 14, 1917 to June 16, 1918|
|Oberst||Hans von Winterfeldt||June 17-21, 1918|
|Lieutenant colonel||Gustav von Wissmann||June 22, 1918 to January 19, 1919|
|Oberst||Ernst Thümmel||January 20 to May 1919|
- von Abel: Stammliste of the Royal Prussian Army. 1904, p. 57 f.
- Georg Alt: The royal Prussian standing army. 1869, volume 1, p. 152 f.
- Jürgen Kraus : Handbook of the associations and troops of the German army 1914-1918. Part VI: Infantry. Volume 1: Infantry Regiments. Verlag Militaria, Vienna 2007, ISBN 978-3-902526-14-4 , p. 55.
- Paul von Schmidt : The 3rd Pomeranian Infantry Regiment No. 14 from its foundation to the year 1888. Liebel, Berlin 1888.
- Herbert Alexander von Wartensleben: The Infantry Regiment Graf Schwerin (3rd Pomeranian) No. 14 in World Wars 1914–1918. (Volume 162 of the Prussian part of the memorial sheets), Gerhard Stalling, Oldenburg 1926, digitized
- Günter Wegmann (ed.), Günter Wegner: Formation history and staffing of the German armed forces 1815-1990. Part 1: Occupation of the German armies 1815–1939. Volume 2: The occupation of the active infantry regiments as well as Jäger and MG battalions, military district commands and training managers from the foundation or list until 1939. Biblio Verlag, Osnabrück 1992, ISBN 3-7648-1782-8 , pp. 78-80 .