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German Cavalry Corps 3rd

 Corps structure  3rd German Cavalry Corps - preceding 6th Army(General der Kavallerie Rudolf Ritter von Frommel)


Each Cavalry Division consisted of 3 Brigades, each of 2 Cavalry Regiments (24 squadrons in total), 3 horse artillery batteries (of 4 guns each) and an MG detachment (with 6 Machine Guns).

  • 7th Cavalry Division
  • 8th Cavalry Division
  • Bavarian Cavalry Division

 Divisional Structure 1918  Bavarian Cavalry Division part of 3rd Cavalry Corps - preceding 6th Army.

Order of Battle 1918

Cavalry 1918

  • 1st Bavarian Cavalry Brigade
    • 1st Heavy Reiter Regiment
  • 4th Bavarian Cavalry Brigade
    • 1st Bavarian Uhlan Regiment
    • 2nd Bavarian Uhlan Regiment
  • 5th Bavarian Cavalry Brigade
    • 1st Bavarian Light Cavalry Regiment
    • 6th Bavarian Light Cavalry Regiment


5th Bavarian Horse Artillery Abteil.

Engineering and Liaison

  • Pioneer Detachment
  • 1st Bavarian Machine Gun Battery
  • 300 Bavarian Trench Mortar Company

Attached: Glanz Landsturm Infantry Battalion (VI/9)

Divisional History 1918

The units of this division were used on police duty in the Ukraine and in Roumania in the spring of 1918.

A part of the division was serving in the Crimea in the early summer. It continued in that general area through the year.

Allied Intelligent Estimate 1918.

The division was rated as fourth class.

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