Ludwig von Held  
(22.11.1849 - 23.12.1927)
place of birth:

Königreich Preußen:  KG,  General der Infanterie


Imperial German General der Infanterie Ludwig von Held commanded 
4th Infantry Division during the pre-War years, retiring from active 
duty in 1906. Von Held had participated in the Franco-Prussian War 
of 1870 at the outset of his military career.

After the Great War got under way, General von Held was recalled to 
active service as Governor of the Cologne Fortress. In September 1915 
he moved to the Eastern Front to head up the Imperial General 
Government of Grodno, Russia (modern-day Belarus. Remaining in this 
office for the next two years, von Held was appointed 1917 to command 
Generalkommando zbV Nr. 66, also engaged near Grodno.

 
 
General der Infanterie .... 00.00.0000

Eisernes Kreuz II .............. Deutsch-Französischer Krieg  1870–1871
 
 
 

  
 
Curriculum Vitae  
   
10.02.1870 Sekonde-Lieutenant
19.07.1870 Deutsch-Französischer Krieg von 1870–1871   (awarded Iron Cross during Franco-Prussian War)
16.07.1877 Premier-Lieutenant
13.03.1884 Hauptmann
19.11.1889 Major
00.00.0000 Colbergsches-Grenadier-Regiment ,,Graf Gneisenau (2. Pommersches) Nr. 9 - Stargard  (on staff)
27.01.1896 Oberst-Lieutenant
00.00.0000 Oberst
25.04.1898 4. Oberschlesisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 63 - Oppeln  (Cdr)
07.07.1901 Generalmajor
07.07.1901 15. Infanterie-Brigade - Halle an der Saale  (Cdr)
19.12.1905 Generalleutnant
10.04.1906 4. Infanterie-Division - Bromberg  (Cdr, replaced Egon von Schulz)
01.04.1909 zur Disposition gestellt
   
Great War  
   
02.08.1914 zur Disposition gestellt
00.00.0000 Gouverneur Festung Köln  (Governor Fortress Cologne)
00.09.1915 General-Gouverneur - Grodno  (Governor General of Grodno)
15.04.1917 Generalkommando z.b.V. Nr. 66  (previously Gruppe Nowogrodek)
05.02.1918 unknown
   
   
 

02.05.1907

 

 

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