Infantry Regiment "von Horn" (3rd Rheinisches) No. 29 - Infanterie-Regiment „von Horn“ (3. Rheinisches) Nr. 29

Infantry Regiment "von Horn" (3rd Rheinisches) No. 29

active December 5, 1813 to May 1, 1919
State coat of arms Kingdom of Prussia
Armed forces Prussian Army
Branch of service Infantry
Type Infanterieregiment
structure see structure
Insinuation 31. Infantry-Brigade

VIII. Army Corps (from 1871)

Location see garrison
management
Commanders See commanders
Heinrich Wilhelm von Horn 1761–1829
Cabinet order of January 27, 1889
Guard in a former Bergisch uniform

The Infantry Regiment "Horn" (3rd Rhenish) No. 29 was an infantry joined the Prussian army .

history

The association was established on December 5, 1813 from the 2nd Bergische Infantry Regiment and on March 25, 1815 (Foundation Day), it was incorporated into the Prussian Army as the 29th Infantry Regiment. On June 4, 1860, it received its country team name and from that point on it was named 3rd Rhenish Infantry Regiment No. 29. On January 27, 1889, Kaiser Wilhelm II ordered the association to be established in memory of Lieutenant General Heinrich Wilhelm von Horn is to be named.

“I want to honor the memory of my exalted ancestors resting in God as well as those highly deserving men who stood by them with special distinction in war and peace and who have earned just claims to the grateful memory of the king and fatherland, and for everyone Keeping times alive that I will give their names to regiments and battalions of My glorious army. "

From this point on, the association was called Infantry Regiment "von Horn" (3rd Rheinisches) No. 29 . The last peace garrison before the outbreak of World War I was the Horn barracks in Trier .

Wars of Liberation

During the Wars of Liberation against France, the regiment took part in the following battles:

June 15 --- Gossellies
June 16 --- Battle of Ligny
June 18th --- Battle of Waterloo
22. Juni --- Avesnes
June 27th --- Compiègne and Crespy
0 July 2nd --- Cloud and Meudon

German war

On the occasion of the war against Austria in 1866, the association was used at Münchengrätz and Königgrätz .

Franco-German War

August 15th --- Diedenhofen
August 18th --- Battle of Gravelotte
August 19 to October 27 --- Siege of Metz
November 27th --- Battle of Amiens
0 December 4th --- Bosc le Hard and Buchy
23/24 December --- Battle of the Hallue
December 27, 1870 to January 10, 1871 --- Siege of Péronne
January 17 --- Tincourt
January 19 --- Battle of Saint-Quentin

First World War

When the First World War broke out , the regiment mobilized on August 2, 1914 as part of the 31st Infantry Brigade of the 16th Division. It took part in the fighting on the western and eastern fronts:

3540 soldiers of the regiment died during the war.

Whereabouts

After the end of the war, the regiment was demobilized in Leer on December 14, 1918 and disbanded on May 1, 1919. [2]

The tradition in the Reichswehr was adopted by the 15th Company of the 16th Infantry Regiment in Osnabrück by decree of the Chief of the Army Command, General of the Infantry Hans von Seeckt , on August 24, 1921 .

Regimentschef

Grand Duke Leopold

The first and only head of the regiment was from December 30, 1832 to April 24, 1852, General of the Infantry Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden .

Commanders

The last regimental commander of Franz Heinrig
Rank Name Date [3]
Major Franz von Hymmen March 31, 1815 to June 4, 1818
Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel Wilhelm von der Osten-Sacken 0 June 5, 1818 to March 29, 1828
Oberst Heinrich von Hüser March 30, 1828 to March 29, 1829 (responsible for the tour)
Oberst Heinrich von Hüser March 30, 1829 to March 29, 1831
Lieutenant colonel Moritz von Hirschfeld March 30, 1831 to February 9, 1832 (responsible for the tour)
Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel Moritz von Hirschfeld February 10, 1832 to March 29, 1838
Lieutenant colonel Philipp von Uttenhoven March 30, 1838 to January 23, 1839 (in charge of the tour)
Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel Philipp von Uttenhoven January 24, 1839 to March 29, 1840
Lieutenant colonel Scipio Ludwig Karl von Taubenheim March 30 to September 9, 1840 (entrusted with the tour)
Oberst Scipio Ludwig Karl von Taubenheim September 10, 1840 to September 25, 1844
Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel Adolf Spillner October 17, 1844 to August 14, 1845 (in charge of the tour)
Oberst Adolf Spillner August 15, 1845 to December 22, 1848
Major/Oberstleutnant/Oberst Gustav von Kessel 0 January 2, 1849 to May 22, 1854
Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel Wilhelm von Schmidt 23. May 1854 bis 13. May 1857
Lieutenant colonel Karl Herwarth von Bittenfeld May 14, 1857 to June 22, 1858
Lieutenant colonel Emil von Glisczynski June 26 to November 27, 1858 (in charge of the tour)
Oberst Emil von Glisczynski November 28, 1858 to October 17, 1861
Lieutenant colonel Theobald to Dohna October 18, 1861 to January 28, 1863
Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel Ernst Wilhelm Schuler from Senden January 29, 1863 to July 14, 1866
Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel Rudolf von Rex July 15, 1866 to July 17, 1870
Lieutenant Colonel / Colonel Adolf von Blumröder July 18, 1870 to June 19, 1871
Oberst Karl Bauer June 20, 1871 to November 11, 1874
Oberst Julius von Elern November 12, 1874 to September 16, 1878
Oberst Wilhelm von Scherff September 17, 1878 to July 19, 1882
Oberst August Dieckmann July 20, 1882 to July 5, 1886
Oberst Georg von Oesterley 0 July 6, 1886 to August 12, 1889
Oberst Georg von Viebahn August 13, 1889 to December 16, 1892
Oberst Rudolf Marshal von Bieberstein December 17, 1892 to May 13, 1894
Oberst Otto Schmidt May 14, 1894 to June 16, 1897
Oberst August Kleine June 17, 1897 to May 21, 1899
Oberst Rudolf Liebmann May 22, 1899 to November 26, 1902
Oberst Max Scholz November 27, 1902 to July 19, 1904
Oberst Friedrich von Wysczecki July 20, 1904 to August 26, 1908
Oberst Hermann König August 27, 1908 to April 19, 1910
Oberst Bodo Borries from Ditfurth April 20 to October 17, 1910
Oberst Maximilian von Busse October 18, 1910 to January 26, 1912
Oberst Edgar boedicker January 27, 1912 to March 21, 1913
Oberst Lothar von Wurmb March 22, 1913 to October 19, 1914
Lieutenant colonel Wilhelm von Grolman October 20, 1914 to January 9, 1915
Lieutenant colonel Ferdinand Storch January 10 to October 19, 1915
Major/Oberstleutnant Franz Heinrigs October 20, 1915 to March 31, 1919

Uniform

The colorful skirt had red Brandenburg cuffs, blue shoulder pieces with red numerals and a yellow line eagle.

Flags

After the campaign of 1815 the regiment of King Friedrich Wilhelm III. the regimental flag with the ribbon of the war commemorative coin 1815. On April 14th, 1816, the ceremonial nailing and handing over of the flags to the regiment by the commanding General Graf Gneisenau took place in Koblenz .

In January 1861, the Füselier battalion received the ribbon of the military honor with swords from King Wilhelm I for its participation in the Baden campaign . For the campaign in 1866 the regimental flags received the combatant ribbon of the memorial cross with swords donated for this war and the iron cross on the flag tips for the war of 1870/71.

Flag ribbons were also awarded to celebrate the turn of the century. In 1905 the regimental flags were given a new flag. On August 27, the ceremonial nailing took place in Berlin in the presence of the emperor, on the occasion of the emperor's parade in Koblenz, on September 11, 1905, the emperor presented the regimental commander with the renewed flags.

monument

The memorial of Infantry Regiment No. 29 has been located in Rheinbrohl since 1933 .

literature

  • The Infantry Regiment von Horn (3rd Rheinisches) No. 29. Book 1 (= memorial sheets of German regiments. Troop units of the former Prussian contingent . Volume 292 ). Stalling, Oldenburg iO / Berlin 1929 ( digitized version of the Württemberg State Library ).
  • The Infantry Regiment von Horn (3rd Rheinisches) No. 29. Book 2 (= From Germany's great times. Formerly Prussian troops . Volume 8 ). Sporn, Zeulenroda (Thuringia) 1929 ( digitized version of the Württemberg State Library ).
  • 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. 72.
  • Johannes Bernhard Melcher: Master list of the officer corps of the infantry regiment von Horn (3rd Rheinisches) No. 29. Lintz, Trier 1901. Digitized
  • Feodor Weidner: Brief history of the infantry regiment von Horn. 1813-1913. Lintzsche Buchhandlung, Trier 1913.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Military weekly paper . No. 9 of January 30, 1889. pp. 185-186.
  2. 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. 72.
  3. ^ 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 active infantry regiments as well as Jäger and MG battalions, military district commandos and training managers from the foundation or list until 1939. Biblio Verlag, Osnabrück 1992, ISBN 3-7648-1782-8 , pp. 111–113 .