The Reichswehr-Brigade 1 Köningsberg of the Vorläufige Reichswehr was formed in June 1919 from the Freikorps unit 1. Infanterie-Division.

It merged with Reichswehr-Brigade 33 in October 1919 into Reichswehr-Brigade 1 of the Übergangsheer.

It was used to form 1. Division Oct 1920.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Ludwig von Estorff (1 Oct 1919 - 8 Apr 1920)
General der Infanterie Johannes von Dassel (8 Apr 1920 - 30 Sep 1920)

Wehrkreis

I

Order of battle (Vorläufige Reichswehr)

Reichswehr-Schützen-Regiment 1
Reichswehr-Schützen-Regiment 2
Reichswehr-Schützen-Regiment 95
Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 97
Reichswehr-Kavallerie-Regiment 1
Reichswehr-Kavallerie-Regiment 101
leichtes Reichswehr-Artillerie-Regiment 1
schwere Reichswehr-Artillerie-Abteilung 1

Order of battle (Feb 1920, Übergangsheer)

Reichswehr-Schützen-Regiment 1
Reichswehr-Schützen-Regiment 2
Reichswehr-Schützen-Regiment 101
Reichswehr-Kavallerie-Regiment 1
leichtes Reichswehr-Artillerie-Regiment 1
Reichswehr-Pionier-Btl 1

Order of battle (May 1920, Übergangsheer)

Reichswehr-Schützen-Regiment 1
Reichswehr-Schützen-Regiment 2
Reichswehr-Artillerie-Regiment 1
schwere Reichswehr-Artillerie-Abteilung 1

Notable members

Gustav Mertsch (Served in Artillerie-Regiment 1, later division-commander in the Waffen-SS)
Walter Schimana (Served in Schützen-Regiment 1, later division-commander in the Waffen-SS)

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
Mark C. Yerger - Waffen-SS Commanders: The army, corps and divisional leaders of a legend (2 vol)

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -

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