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Richard Wilhelm Heinrich von Pawelsz
(7.12.1872 - 10.4.1943)
place of birth: 
 Stade, Niedersachsen  (Lower Saxony)


Ver
y active chief of staff who served for two years on the Eastern Front with von Francois' VII Corps. In April 1917, von Pawelsz was transferred to Le Cateau, France where he spent the summer as von der Marwitz' Second Army chief of staff. He served the remainder of the War as chief of staff at the field army level. Following the Armistice, von Pawelsz was chief of staff for Wehrkreis II and Gruppenkommando-1 and then as a Generalleutnant commanded Wehrkreis IV in Dresden from 1926 to 1929. Von Pawelsz received the honorary rank of General of Infanterie when he retired in April 1930.



 
Assignments and Commands  (pre-War)
17.02.1891 Fähnrich
16.01.1892 Leutnant
18.08.1899 Oberleutnant
16.03.1905 Hauptmann
13.09.1911 Major
00.00.0000 Generalinspektion der Fußartillerie, Großer Generalstab - Berlin
   
Assignments and Commands  (during Great War)
02.08.1914 Großer Generalstab - Berlin
29.04.1915 VII. Armeekorps  (von Claer and von Francois' Chief of Staff)
18.08.1916 Oberstleutnant
17.04.1917 2. Armee  (von der Marwitz' Chief of Staff) 
27.08.1917 5. Armee  (von Gallwitz' Chief of Staff) 
18.04.1918 17. Armee  (Otto von Below's Chief of Staff) 
12.10.1918 Armee-Abteilung "A"  (von Eben's Chief of Staff) 
03.11.1918 7. Armee  (von Boehn's Chief of Staff) 
   
Pour le Merite:  23 December 1917
highest rank:  Oberstleutnant




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