The Ostpreußische Freiwilligen Brigade (sometimes listed as Ostpreußischen Freiwilligen-Korps or Ostpreußischen Freikorps) was formed 18 January 1919 from elements of I. Armeekorps. It was disbanded later that year and its men transferred into various Reichswehr-Brigaden.

Formed in the area of

Generalkommando I. Armeekorps Köningsberg (Provinz Ostpreußen)

Order of battle

1. Ostpr. (comb.) Freiwilligen-Rgt. (from Grenadier-Regiment König Friedrich Wilhelm I (2. Ostpreußisches) Nr.3)
2. Ostpr. (comb.) Freiwilligen-Rgt. (from Füsilier-Regiment Graf Roon (1. Ostpreußisches) Nr.33)

Notable members

Benno von Arent (Reichsbühnenbildner (Reich stage designer) from 1936 and Reichsbeauftragter für die Mode (Reich agent for fashion) from 1939)
(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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