122nd Fusilier Regiment (Württemberg)

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The 122nd Fusiliers (4th Württemberg), named "Kaiser Franz Josef von Österreich, König von Ungarn" (Emperor Franz Josef of Austria, King of Hungary) were an infantry regiment of the Army of Württemberg. The regiment was formed as fusiliers in 1807. In 1906 is was named after Emperor Francis Joseph I of Austria-Hungary. The regiment toolk part in Napoleon's Russian campaign, the Austro-Prussian and Franco-Prussian war. In World War I it was part of the 26th (1st Württemberg) Division. The regiment was disbanded 1 May 1919, 5th and 7th Company/13th Infantry were bearing its tradition in the new Reichsheer.


This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.