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Hans Karl Moritz von Guretzky-Cornitz
(10.8.1855 - 27.7.1917)
place of birth: 
 


G
erman commander who upon mobilization headed the 9th Reserve Division, subordinate to V. Reserve Corps and Crown Prince Wilhelm's Fifth Army. Although under false pretense, Guretzky-Cornitz was awarded the Pour le Merite in 1916









 
Assignments and Commands  (pre-War)
18.12.1901 IX. Armeekorps - Altona  (Robert von Massow's Chief of Staff)
22.04.1905 Königin Augusta Garde-Grenadier-Regiment Nr. 4 - Berlin  (Cdr)
01.05.1908 29. Infanterie-Brigade - Aachen  (Cdr)
20.03.1911 1. Infanterie-Division - Königsberg  (Cdr)     (replaced Paul Hasse)
01.01.1914 unknown
   
Assignments and Commands  (during Great War)
02.08.1914 9. Reserve-Division = 5. Armee  (Cdr) 
00.00.1915 I. Armeekorps - Führer  (temporary Cdr for six weeks, concurrent with above)
12.07.1917 killed in action?
   
Pour le Merite:  9 March 1916
highest rank:  General





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