Ewald von Lochow

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Ewald von Lochow
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Ewald von Lochow during WWI
Born1 April 1855
Petkus, Kingdom of Prussia
Died11 April 1942(1942-04-11) (aged 87)
Berlin-Charlottenburg, Germany
Allegiance German Empire (to 1918)
Service/branchArmy
Years of service1878–1917
RankGeneral der Infanterie
Commands held
Battles/warsWorld War I
Battle of Mons
First Battle of the Marne
Battle of Verdun
AwardsPour le Mérite with Oakleaves

Ewald von Lochow (1 April 1855 in Petkus – 11 April 1942 in Berlin-Charlottenburg) was a Prussian officer and later General of Infantry during World War I. He was a recipient of Pour le Mérite with Oakleaves.[1]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Orden Pour le Mérite". Retrieved 2 November 2012.
  2. ^ Hanns Möller: Die Geschichte der Ritter des Ordens „pour le merite“ im Weltkrieg 1914–1918. Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv 2007, DW-34001-00
Military offices
Preceded by
General der Infanterie Karl von Bülow
Commander, III Corps
1 October 1912 – 25 November 1916
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Walther von Lüttwitz
Preceded by
Generalleutnant Wilhelm, Crown Prince of Germany
Commander, 5th Army
30 November – 17 December, 1916
Succeeded by
General der Artillerie Max von Gallwitz