The Reichswehr-Brigade 24 Nürnberg of the Vorläufige Reichswehr was formed in June 1919 from the Freikorps units Freikorps Amberg, Freikorps Regensburg, Freiwilligen Jägerkorps Erlangen, Detachement Bogendörfer and other smaller Freikorps units formed in Freistaat Bayern.

It was transferred into the Übergangsheer without any major changes.

It was used to form 7. Division in October 1920.


Generalleutnant Jakob Ritter von Danner (1 June 1919 - 30 Sep 1920)



Order of battle (Vorläufige Reichswehr)

5. bayer. Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 47
6. bayer. Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 48
3. bayer. Reichswehr-Kavallerie-Eskader 124
4. bayer. leichtes Reichswehr-Artillerie-Regiment 24
4. bayer. schwere Artillerie-Abteilung 24

Order of battle (Oct 1919, Übergangsheer)

Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 47
Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 48
Reichswehr-Kavallerie-Regiment 24
leichtes Reichswehr-Artillerie-Regiment 24
Reichswehr-Pionier-Btl 24

Order of battle (May 1920, Übergangsheer)

Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 47
Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 48
Reichswehr-Artillerie-Regiment 24

Sources used

Andris J. Kursietis - Between Kaiser and Führer: The history of the German Army 1919-1933
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939

Reference material on this unit

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