The Freikorps Düsseldorf was formed 1 March 1919 from the Bürgerwehr in Düsseldorf and saw action in the Ruhr in April 1920.
It was used to form Reichswehr-Brigade 31 in June 1919.

Commanders

Hauptmann Bentivengi

Formed in the area of

Generalkommando VII. Armeekorps Münster (Provinz Westfalen, Lippe)

Manpower strength

1.144

Notable members

SS-Standartenführer Rudolf Bieber
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)

Sources used

Lothar Hartung - Deutsche Freikorps 1918-1921
Nigel Jones - The birth of the Nazis: How the Freikorps blazed a trail for Hitler
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -

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