Hermann Bernhard Brecht
(10.05.1853 - 23.10.1927)
place of birth: 
Königreich Preußen:  Generalleutnant  (Kav)


Imperial German cavalry officer Hermann Brecht served as Inspector General of the First Cavalry Inspectorate during the pre-Great War years. Brecht was given command of the 1st Mobile Cavalry Division during the initial two years of the War, eventually replacing Otto von Garnier as commander of 6th Cavalry Corps (HKK 6) until late 1917. His corps was reorganized into Generalkommando zbV Nr. 59 for the final two years of the conflict. 







Generalleutnant ................ 22.03.1913

 

   
 
 
 

  
 
Curriculum Vitae
   
00.00.1873 Schleswig-Holsteinisches Dragoner-Regiment Nr. 13 - Flensburg 
12.12.1872 Sekonde-Lieutenant
00.00.1875 Militär-Reit-Institut - Hannover  (Military Riding Academy)
00.00.1878 Schleswig-Holsteinisches Dragoner-Regiment Nr. 13 - Falkenburg
00.00.1880 Schleswig-Holsteinisches Dragoner-Regiment Nr. 13 - St. Avold 
16.11.1882 Premier-Lieutenant
13.12.1888 Rittmeister
00.00.1888 22. Kavallerie-Brigade - Kassel  (Adjutant)
30.07.1889 Husaren-Regiment ,,Kaiser Nikolaus II von Rußland (1. Westfälisches ) Nr. 8 - Neuhaus  (Coy Cdr)
00.00.1892 Militär-Reit-Institut - Hannover  (Instructor, Military Riding Academy)
10.09.1897 Major
00.00.1900 2. Hannoversches Ulanen-Regiment Nr. 14 - St. Avold  (regimental staff)
14.11.1903 Militär-Reit-Institut - Hannover  (Cdr, Military Riding Academy)
10.03.1904 Oberstleutnant
13.09.1906 Oberst
28.02.1908 Dragoner-Regiment ,,Freiherr von Manteuffel (Rheinisches) Nr. 5 - Hofgeismar  (Cdr)
18.10.1909 1. Kavallerie-Brigade - Königsberg  (Cdr)
10.09.1910 Generalmajor
22.03.1913 Generalleutnant
01.04.1913 1. Kavallerie-Inspektion - Königsberg  (Inspector General, replaced Ludwig von Schwerin)
   
Great War
   
02.08.1914 1. Kavallerie-Division
03.09.1916 Höherer Kavallerie Kommandeur 6  (replaced Otto von Garnier)
20.11.1916 Generalkommando z.b.V. Nr. 59  (formed from HKK 6)
03.11.1917 zur Disposition gestellt
   
   
 
 
 

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