List of Imperial German infantry regiments

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This is a List of Imperial German infantry regiments[1] before and during World War I. In peacetime, the Imperial German Army included 217 regiments of infantry (plus the instruction unit, Lehr Infantry Battalion). Some of these regiments had a history stretching back to the 17th Century, while others were only formed as late as October 1912.[2]

Pre-War[edit]

Regiment Raised[3] Garrison Corps
1st Foot Guards 11 August 1688 Potsdam Guards Corps
2nd Foot Guards 19 June 1813 Berlin Guards Corps
3rd Foot Guards 5 May 1860 Berlin Guards Corps
4th Foot Guards 5 May 1860 Berlin Guards Corps
5th Foot Guards 31 March 1897 Spandau Guards Corps
1st (Emperor Alexander) Guards Grenadiers 14 October 1814 Berlin Guards Corps
2nd (Emperor Francis) Guards Grenadiers 14 October 1814 Berlin Guards Corps
3rd (Queen Elizabeth) Guards Grenadiers 5 May 1860 Charlottenburg Guards Corps
4th (Queen Augusta) Guards Grenadiers 5 May 1860 Berlin Guards Corps
5th Guards Grenadiers 31 March 1897 Spandau Guards Corps
Guards Fusiliers 30 March 1826 Berlin Guards Corps
Lehr Infantry Regiment 1819 Potsdam Guards Corps
1st (1st East Prussian) Grenadiers "Crown Prince" 20 December 1655 Königsberg/Pr. I Army Corps
2nd (1st Pomeranian) Grenadiers "King Frederick William IV" 20 February 1679 Stettin II Army Corps
3rd (2nd East Prussian) Grenadiers "King Frederick William I" 18 August 1685 Königsberg/Pr. I Army Corps
4th (3rd East Prussian) Grenadiers "King Frederick the Great" 1 May 1626 Rastenburg I Army Corps
5th (4th East Prussian) Grenadiers "King Frederick I" 11 March 1689 Danzig XVII Army Corps
6th (1st West Prussian) Grenadiers "Count Kleist von Nollendorf" 14 October 1772 Posen V Army Corps
7th (2nd West Prussian) Grenadiers "King William I" 20 February 1797 Liegnitz V Army Corps
8th (1st Brandenburg) Life Grenadiers "King Frederick William III" 21 November 1808 Frankfurt an der Oder III Army Corps
9th (2nd Pomeranian) Colberg Grenadiers "Count Gneisenau" 7 June 1808 Stargard II Army Corps
10th (1st Silesian) Grenadiers "King Frederick William II" 21 November 1808 Schweidnitz VI Army Corps
11th (2nd Silesian) Grenadiers "King Frederick III" 21 November 1808 Breslau VI Army Corps
12th (2nd Brandenburg) Grenadiers "Prince Charles of Prussia" 1 July 1813 Frankfurt an der Oder III Army Corps
13th (1st Westphalian) Infantry "Herwarth von Bittenfeld" 1 July 1813 Münster VII Army Corps
14th (3rd Pomeranian) Infantry "Count Schwerin" 1 July 1813 Bromberg II Army Corps
15th (2nd Westphalian) Infantry "Prince Frederick of the Netherlands" 1 July 1813 Minden VII Army Corps
16th (3rd Westphalian) Infantry "Baron Sparr" 1 July 1813 Cologne VII Army Corps
17th (4th Westphalian) Infantry "Count Barfuss" 1 July 1813 Mörchingen XXI Army Corps
18th (1st Posen) Infantry "von Grolman" 1 July 1813 Osterode XX Army Corps
19th (2nd Posen) Infantry "von Coubière" 1 July 1813 Görlitz, Lauban V Army Corps
20th (3rd Brandenburg) Infantry "Count Tauentzien von Wittenberg" 1 July 1813 Wittenberg III Army Corps
21st (4th Pomeranian) Infantry "von Borcke" 1 July 1813 Thorn XVII Army Corps
22nd (1st Upper Silesian) Infantry "Keith" 1 July 1813 Gleiwitz, Kattowitz VI Army Corps
23rd (2nd Upper Silesian) Infantry "von Winterfeldt" 1 July 1813 Neisse VI Army Corps
24th (4th Brandenburg) Infantry "Grand Duke Frederick Francis II of Mecklenburg-Schwerin" 1 July 1813 Neuruppin III Army Corps
25th (1st Rhenish) Infantry "von Lützow" 18 December 1813 Aachen VIII Army Corps
26th (1st Magdeburg) Infantry "Prince Leopold of Anhalt-Dessau" 5 July 1813 Magdeburg IV Army Corps
27th (2nd Magdeburg) Infantry "Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia" 7 March 1815 Halberstadt IV Army Corps
28th (2nd Rhenish) Infantry "von Goeben" 5 December 1813 Koblenz VIII Army Corps
29th (3rd Rhenish) Infantry "von Horn" 5 December 1813 Trier VIII Army Corps
30th (4th Rhenish) Infantry "Count Werder" 6 September 1812 Saarlouis XVI Army Corps
31st (1st Thuringian) Infantry "Count Bose" 6 September 1812 Altona IX Army Corps
32nd (2nd Thuringian) Infantry 7 March 1815 Meiningen XI Army Corps
33rd (East Prussian) Fusiliers "Count Roon" 6 March 1749 Gumbinnen I Army Corps
34th (Pomeranian) Fusiliers "Queen Victoria of Sweden" 12 October 1720 Stettin, Swinemunde II Army Corps
35th (Brandenburg) Fusiliers "Prince Henry of Prussia" 13 December 1815 Brandenburg III Army Corps
36th (Magdeburg) Fusiliers "General Field Marshal Count Blumenthal" 13 December 1815 Halle, Bernburg IV Army Corps
37th (West Prussian) Fusiliers "von Steinmetz" 26 January 1818 Krotoschin V Army Corps
38th (Silesian) Fusiliers "General Field Marshal Count Moltke" 26 January 1818 Glatz VI Army Corps
39th (Lower Rhenish) Fusiliers 26 January 1818 Düsseldorf VII Army Corps
40th (Hohenzollern) Fusiliers "Prince Charles Anton of Hohenzollern" 26 January 1818 Rastatt XIV Army Corps
41st (5th East Prussian) Infantry "von Boyen" 5 May 1860 Tilsit, Memel I Army Corps
42nd (5th Pomeranian) Infantry "Prince Maurice of Anhalt-Dessau" 5 May 1860 Stralsund, Greifswald II Army Corps
43rd (6th East Prussian) Infantry "Duke Charles of Mecklenburg" 5 May 1860 Königsberg, Pillau I Army Corps
44th (7th East Prussian) Infantry "Count Dönhoff" 5 May 1860 Goldap I Army Corps
45th (8th East Prussian) Infantry 5 May 1860 Insterburg, Darkehmen I Army Corps
46th (1st Lower Silesian) Infantry "Count Kirchbach" 5 May 1860 Posen, Wreschen V Army Corps
47th (2nd Lower Silesian) Infantry "King Ludwig III of Bavaria" 5 May 1860 Posen, Schrimm V Army Corps
48th (5th Brandenburg) Infantry "von Stülpnagel" 5 May 1860 Küstrin III Army Corps
49th (6th Pomeranian) Infantry 5 May 1860 Gnesen II Army Corps
50th (3rd Lower Silesian) Infantry 5 May 1860 Rawitsch, Lissa V Army Corps
51st (4th Lower Silesian) Infantry 5 May 1860 Breslau VI Army Corps
52nd (6th Brandenburg) Infantry "von Alvensleben" 5 May 1860 Cottbus, Crossen III Army Corps
53rd (5th Westphalian) Infantry 5 May 1860 Köln VII Army Corps
54th (7th Pomeranian) Infantry "von der Goltz" 5 May 1860 Kolberg, Köslin II Army Corps
55th (6th Westphalian) Infantry "Count Bülow von Dennewitz" 5 May 1860 Detmold, Höxter, Bielefeld VII Army Corps
56th (7th Westphalian) Infantry "Vogel von Falkenstein" 5 May 1860 Wesel, Kleve VII Army Corps
57th (8th Westphalian) Infantry "Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick" 5 May 1860 Wesel VII Army Corps
58th (3rd Posen) Infantry 5 May 1860 Glogau, Fraustadt V Army Corps
59th (4th Posen) Infantry "Baron Hiller von Gaertringen" 5 May 1860 Deutsch-Eylau, Soldau XX Army Corps
60th (7th Brandenburg) Infantry "Margrave Charles" 5 May 1860 Weißenburg XXI Army Corps
61st (8th Pomeranian) Infantry "von der Marwitz" 5 May 1860 Thorn XVII Army Corps
62nd (3rd Upper Silesian) Infantry 5 May 1860 Cosel, Ratibor VI Army Corps
63rd (4th Upper Silesian) Infantry 5 May 1860 Oppeln, Lublinitz VI Army Corps
64th (8th Brandenburg) Infantry "General Field Marshal Prince Frederick Charles of Prussia" 5 May 1860 Prenzlau, Angermünde III Army Corps
65th (5th Rhenish) Infantry 5 May 1860 Köln VIII Army Corps
66th (3rd Magdeburg) Infantry 5 May 1860 Magdeburg IV Army Corps
67th (4th Magdeburg) Infantry 5 May 1860 Metz XVI Army Corps
68th (6th Rhenish) Infantry 5 May 1860 Koblenz VIII Army Corps
69th (7th Rhenish) Infantry 5 May 1860 Trier VIII Army Corps
70th (8th Rhenish) Infantry 5 May 1860 Saarbrücken XXI Army Corps
71st (3rd Thuringian) Infantry 5 May 1860 Erfurt, Sondershausen XI Army Corps
72nd (4th Thuringian) Infantry 5 May 1860 Torgau, Altenburg IV Army Corps
73rd (Hannover) Fusiliers "Field Marshal Prince Albrecht of Prussia" 19 December 1803 Hannover X Army Corps
74th (1st Hannover) Infantry 27 November 1813 Hannover X Army Corps
75th (1st Hanseatic)(Bremen) Infantry 27 September 1866 Bremen, Stade IX Army Corps
76th (2nd Hanseatic)(Hamburg) Infantry 27 September 1866 Hamburg IX Army Corps
77th (2nd Hannover) Infantry 26 March 1813 Celle X Army Corps
78th (East Frisian) Infantry "Duke Frederick William of Brunswick" 30 November 1813 Osnabrück, Aurich X Army Corps
79th (3rd Hannover) Infantry "von Voigts-Rhetz" 3 January 1838 Hildesheim X Army Corps
80th (Kurhessian) Fusiliers "von Gersdorff" 22 November 1813 Wiesbaden, Homburg XVIII Army Corps
81st (1st Kurhessian) Infantry "Landgrave Frederick I of Hesse-Cassel" 5 December 1813 Frankfurt am Main XVIII Army Corps
82nd (2nd Kurhessian) Infantry 30 November 1813 Göttingen XI Army Corps
83rd (3rd Kurhessian) Infantry "von Wittich" 22 November 1813 Kassel, Arolsen XI Army Corps
84th (Schleswig) Infantry "von Manstein" 27 September 1866 Schleswig, Hadersleben IX Army Corps
85th (Holstein) Infantry "Duke of Holstein" 27 September 1866 Rendsburg, Kiel IX Army Corps
86th (Schleswig-Holstein) Fusiliers "Queen" 27 September 1866 Flensburg, Sonderburg IX Army Corps
87th (1st Nassau) Infantry 14 March 1809 Mainz XVIII Army Corps
88th (2nd Nassau) Infantry 13 August 1808 Mainz, Hanau XVIII Army Corps
89th (Grand Ducal Mecklenburgian) Grenadiers 3 April 1782 Schwerin, Neustrelitz IX Army Corps
90th (Grand Ducal Mecklenburgian) Fusiliers "Emperor William" 12 July 1788 Rostock, Wismar IX Army Corps
91st (Oldenburg) Infantry 5 December 1813 Oldenburg X Army Corps
92nd (Brunswick) Infantry 1 April 1809 Braunschweig X Army Corps
93rd (Anhalt) Infantry 22 May 1807 Dessau, Zerbst IV Army Corps
94th (5th Thuringian) Infantry "Grand Duke of Saxony" 28 October 1762 Weimar, Eisenach, Jena XI Army Corps
95th (6th Thuringian) Infantry 18 July 1807 Gotha, Hildburghausen, Coburg XI Army Corps
96th (7th Thuringian) Infantry 1 October 1867 Gera, Rudolstadt XI Army Corps
97th (1st Upper Rhenish) Infantry 24 March 1881 Saarburg XXI Army Corps
98th (Metz) Infantry 24 March 1881 Metz XVI Army Corps
99th (2nd Upper Rhenish) Infantry 24 March 1881 Zabern, Pfalzburg XV Army Corps
100th (1st Royal Saxon) Life Grenadiers 30 April 1670 Dresden XII Army Corps
101st (2nd Royal Saxon) Grenadiers "Emperor William, King of Prussia" 30 April 1670 Dresden XII Army Corps
102nd (3rd Royal Saxon) Infantry "King Ludwig III of Bavaria" 14 June 1709 Zittau XII Army Corps
103rd (4th Royal Saxon) Infantry 14 June 1709 Bautzen XII Army Corps
104th (5th Royal Saxon) Infantry "Crown Prince" 7 December 1701 Chemnitz XIX Army Corps
105th (6th Royal Saxon) Infantry "King William II of Württemberg" 7 December 1701 Straßburg XV Army Corps
106th (7th Royal Saxon) Infantry "King George" 2 June 1708 Leipzig XIX Army Corps
107th (8th Royal Saxon) Infantry "Prince John George" 2 June 1708 Leipzig XIX Army Corps
108th (Royal Saxon) Schützen (Füsiliers) "Prince George" 1 October 1809 Dresden XII Army Corps
109th (1st Baden) Life Grenadiers 23 March 1803 Karlsruhe XIV Army Corps
110th (2nd Baden) Grenadiers "Emperor William I" 22 October 1852 Mannheim, Heidelberg XIV Army Corps
111th (3rd Baden) Infantry "Margrave Ludwig William" 22 October 1852 Rastatt XIV Army Corps
112th (4th Baden) Infantry "Prince William" 22 October 1852 Mülhausen/Elsaß XIV Army Corps
113th (5th Baden) Infantry 16 February 1861 Freiburg im Breisgau XIV Army Corps
114th (6th Baden) Infantry "Emperor Frederick III" 26 October 1867 Konstanz XIV Army Corps
115th (1st Grand Ducal Hessian) Lifeguard Infantry 1 March 1621 Darmstadt XVIII Army Corps
116th (2nd Grand Ducal Hessian) Infantry "Emperor William" 17 June 1813 Gießen XVIII Army Corps
117th (3rd Grand Ducal Hessian) Life Infantry "Grand Duchess" 10 June 1697 Mainz XVIII Army Corps
118th (4th Grand Ducal Hessian) Infantry "Prince Charles" 23 January 1791 Worms XVIII Army Corps
119th (1st Württemberg) Grenadiers "Queen Olga" 1673[4] Stuttgart XIII Army Corps
120th (2nd Württemberg) Infantry "Emperor William, King of Prussia" 1 June 1673[5] Ulm XIII Army Corps
121st (3rd Württemberg)(Old Württemberg) Infantry 18 March 1716 Ludwigsburg XIII Army Corps
122nd (4th Württemberg) Fusiliers "Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria, King of Hungary" 10 November 1806 Heilbronn, Mergentheim XIII Army Corps
123rd (5th Württemberg) Grenadiers "King Charles" 17 October 1799 Ulm XIII Army Corps
124th (6th Württemberg) Infantry "King William I" 1 June 1673[6] Weingarten XIII Army Corps
125th (7th Württemberg) Infantry "Emperor Frederick, King of Prussia" 1809 Stuttgart XIII Army Corps
126th (8th Württemberg) Infantry "Grand Duke Frederick of Baden" 18 March 1706 Straßburg XV Army Corps
127th (9th Württemberg) Infantry 1 April 1897 Ulm XIII Army Corps
128th (Danzig) Infantry 24 March 1881 Danzig-Neufahrwasser XVII Army Corps
129th (3rd West Prussian) Infantry 24 March 1881 Graudenz XVII Army Corps
130th (1st Lotharingian) Infantry 24 March 1881 Metz XVI Army Corps
131st (2nd Lotharingian) Infantry 24 March 1881 Mörchingen XXI Army Corps
132nd (1st Lower Alsatian) Infantry 24 March 1881 Straßburg XV Army Corps
133rd (9th Royal Saxon) Infantry 1 April 1881 Zwickau XIX Army Corps
134th (10th Royal Saxon) Infantry 1 April 1881 Plauen XIX Army Corps
135th (3rd Lotharingian) Infantry 11 March 1887 Diedenhofen XVI Army Corps
136th (4th Lotharingian) Infantry 11 March 1887 Straßburg XV Army Corps
137th (2nd Lower Alsatian) Infantry 11 March 1887 Hagenau XXI Army Corps
138th (3rd Lower Alsatian) Infantry 11 March 1887 Dieuze XXI Army Corps
139th (11th Royal Saxon) Infantry 1 April 1887 Döbeln XIX Army Corps
140th (4th West Prussian) Infantry 1 February 1890 Hohensalza II Army Corps
141st (Kulm) Infantry 1 February 1890 Graudenz, Strasburg in Westpreußen XVII Army Corps
142nd (7th Baden) Infantry 1 February 1890 Mülhausen/Elsaß, Müllheim/Baden XIV Army Corps
143rd (4th Lower Alsasian) Infantry 1 February 1890 Straßburg, Mutzig XV Army Corps
144th (5th Lotharingian) Infantry 1 February 1890 Metz XVI Army Corps
145th (6th Lotharingian) King’s Infantry 28 July 1890 Metz XVI Army Corps
146th (1st Masurian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Allenstein XX Army Corps
147th (2nd Masurian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Lyck, Lötzen XX Army Corps
148th (5th West Prussian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Elbing, Braunsberg XX Army Corps
149th (6th West Prussian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Schneidemühl, Deutsch-Krone II Army Corps
150th (1st Ermland) Infantry 31 March 1897 Allenstein XX Army Corps
151st (2nd Ermland) Infantry 31 March 1897 Sensburg, Bischofsburg XX Army Corps
152nd (1st Alsasian) Infantry "Teutonic Order" 31 March 1897 Marienburg, Stuhm XX Army Corps
153rd (8th Thuringian) Infantry 18 December 1897 Altenburg, Merseburg IV Army Corps
154th (5th Lower Silesian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Jauer, Glogau V Army Corps
155th (7th West Prussian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Ostrowo, Pleschen V Army Corps
156th (3rd Silesian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Beuthen, Tarnowitz VI Army Corps
157th (4th Silesian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Brieg VI Army Corps
158th (7th Lotharingian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Paderborn VII Army Corps
159th (8th Lotharingian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Mülheim/Ruhr, Geldern VII Army Corps
160th (9th Rhenish) Infantry 31 March 1897 Bonn, Dietz, Euskirchen VIII Army Corps
161st (10th Rhenish) Infantry 31 March 1897 Düren, Eschweiler, Jülich VIII Army Corps
162nd (3rd Hanseatic)(Lübeck) Infantry 31 March 1897 Lübeck, Eutin IX Army Corps
163rd (Schleswig-Holstein) Infantry 31 March 1897 Neumünster, Heide IX Army Corps
164th (4th Hannover) Infantry 24 March 1813 Hameln, Holzminden X Army Corps
165th (5th Hannover) Infantry 31 March 1813 Quedlinburg, Blankenburg IV Army Corps
166th (Hessen-Homburg) Infantry 31 March 1897 Bitsch XXI Army Corps
167th (1st Upper Alsatian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Kassel, Mühlhausen/Thüringen XI Army Corps
168th (5th Grand Ducal Hessian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Offenbach, Butzbach, Friedberg/Hesse XVIII Army Corps
169th (8th Baden) Infantry 31 March 1897 Lahr, Villingen XIV Army Corps
170th (9th Baden) Infantry 31 March 1897 Offenburg, Donaueschingen XIV Army Corps
171st (2nd Upper Alsatian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Colmar/Elsaß XV Army Corps
172nd (3rd Upper Alsatian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Neubreisach XV Army Corps
173rd (9th Lotharingian) Infantry 31 March 1897 St. Avold, Metz XVI Army Corps
174th (10th Lotharingian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Forbach XXI Army Corps
175th (8th West Prussian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Graudenz, Schwetz XVII Army Corps
176th (9th West Prussian) Infantry 31 March 1897 Kulm, Thorn XVII Army Corps
177th (12th Royal Saxon) Infantry 1 April 1897 Dresden XII Army Corps
178th (13th Royal Saxon) Infantry 1 April 1897 Kamenz/Sachsen XII Army Corps
179th (14th Royal Saxon) Infantry 1 April 1897 Wurzen, Leisnig XIX Army Corps
180th (10th Württemberg) Infantry 1 April 1897 Tübingen, Gmünd XIII Army Corps
181st (15th Royal Saxon) Infantry 1 April 1900 Chemnitz XIX Army Corps
182nd (16th Royal Saxon) Infantry 1 October 1912 Freiberg XII Army Corps
Royal Bavarian Infantry Lifeguards Regiment 16 July 1814 München I Royal Bavarian Corps
1st Royal Bavarian Infantry "King" 1 July 1778 München I Royal Bavarian Corps
2nd Royal Bavarian Infantry "Crown Prince" 29 June 1682 München I Royal Bavarian Corps
3rd Royal Bavarian Infantry "Prince Charles of Bavaria" 1 February 1698 Augsburg I Royal Bavarian Corps
4th Royal Bavarian Infantry "King William of Württemberg" 1 April 1706 Metz II Royal Bavarian Corps
5th Royal Bavarian Infantry "Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig of Hessen" 6 August 1722 Bamberg II Royal Bavarian Corps
6th Royal Bavarian Infantry "Emperor William, King of Prussia" 18 June 1725 Amberg III Royal Bavarian Corps
7th Royal Bavarian Infantry "Prince Leopold" 27 June 1732 Bayreuth III Royal Bavarian Corps
8th Royal Bavarian Infantry "Grand Duke Frederick II of Baden" 1 October 1753 Metz II Royal Bavarian Corps
9th Royal Bavarian Infantry "Wrede" 21 March 1803 Würzburg II Royal Bavarian Corps
10th Royal Bavarian Infantry "King" 29 June 1682 Ingolstadt III Royal Bavarian Corps
11th Royal Bavarian Infantry "von der Tann" 1 October 1805 Regensburg III Royal Bavarian Corps
12th Royal Bavarian Infantry "Prince Arnulf" 16 July 1814 Neu-Ulm I Royal Bavarian Corps
13th Royal Bavarian Infantry "Franz Josef I, Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary" 31 May 1806 Ingolstadt III Royal Bavarian Corps
14th Royal Bavarian Infantry "Hartmann" 15 August 1814 Nuremberg III Royal Bavarian Corps
15th Royal Bavarian Infantry "King Frederick August of Saxony" 4 August 1722 Neuburg an der Donau I Royal Bavarian Corps
16th Royal Bavarian Infantry "Grand Duke Ferdinand of Tuscany" 1 October 1878 Passau I Royal Bavarian Corps
17th Royal Bavarian Infantry "Orff" 1 October 1878 Germersheim II Royal Bavarian Corps
18th Royal Bavarian Infantry "Prince Ludwig Ferdinand" 1 April 1881 Landau II Royal Bavarian Corps
19th Royal Bavarian Infantry "King Viktor Emanuel III of Italy" 1 October 1890 Erlangen III Royal Bavarian Corps
20th Royal Bavarian Infantry "Prince Francis" 1 April 1897 Lindau I Royal Bavarian Corps
21st Royal Bavarian Infantry "Grand Duke Frederick Francis IV of Mecklenburg-Schwerin" 1 April 1897 Fürth, Sulzbach, Eichstätt III Royal Bavarian Corps
22nd Royal Bavarian Infantry "Prince William of Hohenzollern" 1 April 1897 Zweibrücken II Royal Bavarian Corps
23rd Royal Bavarian Infantry 1 April 1897 Landau II Royal Bavarian Corps

Mobilisation[edit]

On mobilisation, the German Army raised 113 Reserve Infantry Regiments (of 332 battalions) and 96 Landwehr Infantry Regiments (of 294 battalions).

The Lehr Infantry Battalion was expanded to form the Lehr Infantry Regiment.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tessin 1974, pp. 12–25
  2. ^ "The Prussian Machine, Infantry Regiments". Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  3. ^ A Pocket German Army at the Wayback Machine (archived 24 February 2009)
  4. ^ Actually given as Spring 1673
  5. ^ Actually given as June 1673
  6. ^ Actually given as June 1673
  7. ^ Busche 1998, p. 4 Lehr (meaning teach, instruction or training) is usually left untranslated.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Busche, Hartwig (1998). Formationsgeschichte der Deutschen Infanterie im Ersten Weltkrieg (1914 bis 1918) (in German). Institut für Preußische Historiographie. 
  • Cron, Hermann (2002). Imperial German Army 1914-18: Organisation, Structure, Orders-of-Battle [first published: 1937]. Helion & Co. ISBN 1-874622-70-1. 
  • Tessin, Georg (1974). Deutsche Verbände und Truppen, 1918 - 1939. Biblio Osnabrück. ISBN 3-7648-1000-9. 
  • The German Forces in the Field; 7th Revision, 11th November 1918; Compiled by the General Staff, War Office. Imperial War Museum, London and The Battery Press, Inc (1995). 1918. ISBN 1-870423-95-X.