The Kavallerie-Regiment Nord was raised in June 1943 and was used to form 4. Kavallerie-Brigade in May 1944.

Commanders

Major Karl-Walrad Prinz zu Salm-Horstmar (23 May 1943 - ? Jan 1944) (WIA)
Rittmeister Hubertus Bischoff (? Jan 1944 - ? May 1944)

Holders of high awards

Holders of the German Cross in Gold (1)
- Inlow, Karl 28.05.1944 Stabsgefreiter 1./Kav.Rgt Nord
Holders of the Knight's Cross (1)
- Thormählen, Viktor 12.03.1944 Oberleutnant d.R. Chef 2./Kav.Rgt Nord

Notable members

Karl-Heinz Keitel (Son of Generalfeldmarschall Wilhelm Keitel, the head of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht)

Sources used

Dr Jeffrey T. Fowler - Axis Cavalry in World War II
John P. Moore - Führerliste der Waffen-SS
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945
Gordon Williamson - German Army Elite Units 1939-45

Reference material on this unit

Gerd Stolz & Eberhard Grieser - Geschichte des Kavallerie-Regiments 5 "Feldmarschall v. Mackensen": Geschichte seiner Stamm-Regimenter in Abrissen und Erinnerungen

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