The Freikorps Hessen was used to form Reichswehr-Brigade 18 in June 1919.

Formed in the area of

Generalkommando XVIII. Armeekorps (Freistaat Hessen)

Order of battle

Freiwilligen Battalion Darmstadt (also Sicherheitsgarde Darmstadt)
Freiwilligen Battalion 116
Freiwilligen Battalion 117
Freiwilligen Battalion 118
Freiwilligen Battalion 168
2 x Esk. / Freiw.Drag.Rgt. 23
2 x Esk. / Freiw.Drag.Rgt. 24
Freiwilligen Feldartillerie Regiment 25
Freiwilligen Feldartillerie Regiment 61

Notable members

General der Infanterie Hans-Gustav Felber
Generaloberst Karl-Adolf Hollidt
Generalleutnant Ludwig Keiper (Luftwaffe)
SS-Brigadeführer Otto Ullmann
SA-Obergruppenführer Karl Wolff
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)

Sources used

Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -

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