The Brigade Nordlitauen was formed 26 March 1919 from 45. Reserve-Division under Generalmajor Gündell in Lithuania. It was used to form Reichswehr-Brigade 43.

Formed in the area of

Kurland and Litauen

Order of battle

Freiwilligen Regiment Rohrback
Freiwilligen Regiment Fischer
Freiwilligen Regiment Kettner
Freiwilligen Reserve Feldartillerie Regiment Hess

Order of battle (45. Reserve-Division, March 1919)

Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment 210 (I.-III.) (1)
Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment 211 (II.)
Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment 212 (I. & II.)
Reserve-Kavallerie-Abteilung 45
Freiwilligen Kavallerie-Eskadron 12
Stab des Reserve-Feldartillerie-Regiment 45
- I./Reserve-Feldartillerie-Regiment 45 (2)
- Fußartillerie-Bataillon 54 (3)
Pionier-Kompanie Böttcher
Reserve-Pionier-Kompanie 45 (4)
Flammen-Werfer-Trupp
Divisions-Nachrichten-Kommandeur 445
- Divisions-Fernsprech-Abteilung 445
- Divisions-Funker-Abteilung 445
Divisions-Kraftwagen-Kolonne 732
Reserve-Feldlazarett 76
Pferdelazarett 445
Feldbäckerie-Kolonne der 45. Reserve-Division
Feldpost 857
Stab des Infanterie-Regiment 341 (Abteilung Weyergang): Oberstleutnant Weyergang (elements of 86. Infanterie-Division attached to 45. Reserve-Division)
- I./Infanterie-Regiment 341
- I./Feldartillerie-Regiment 86

Notable members

- None known at this time -
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)

Footnotes

1. 1./Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment 210 detached to Eiserne Division.
2. ½ of 1./Reserve-Feldartillerie-Regiment 45 (Zug Trapp) detached to Eiserne Division.
3. Stab and 2. Batterie detached as Korpstruppen to Generalkommando z.b.V. 52.
4. Detached to Eiserne Division.

Sources used

Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -

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