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Walther Reinhardt
(24.3.1872 - 6.8.1930)
place of birth: 
 Stuttgart, Württemberg


G
erman colonel who functioned during the Great War as chief of staff for the Eleventh Army in Macedonia under General von Winckler.
Lt. Colonel Reinhardt was then transferred to France to serve as Seventh Army Chief of Staff with General von Schubert, and later under General von Boehn.

After the Armistice, Walther Reinhardt headed up the Prussian War Ministry's Demobilization Branch, and then served as head of the Heeresleitung from 1919 through 1920. Reinhardt eventually was promoted up to General of Infantry, and is recognized for having penned "Creation of the Modern German Army"


 
Assignments and Commands  (pre-War)
00.00.1891 Grenadier-Regiment ,,Königin Olga (1. Württembergisches) Nr. 119 - Stuttgart
09.02.1892 Leutnant
22.03.1904 Großer Generalstab - Berlin
22.03.1904 Hauptmann
00.00.1912 XIII. (Königlich Württembergische) Armeekorps - Stuttgart  (Ia in Herzog Albrecht's General Staff)
   
Assignments and Commands  (during Great War)
02.08.1914 XIII. (Königlich Württembergische) Armeekorps  =  5. Armee  (Ia in von Fabeck's General Staff)
23.01.1915 XIII. (Königlich Württembergische) Armeekorps  =  5. Armee  (von Fabeck's Chief of Staff)
18.06.1915 Oberstleutnant
27.06.1916 Infanterie-Regiment ,,Prinz Carl (4. Großherzoglich Hessisches) Nr. 118  (Cdr)
20.07.1916 XVII. Armeekorps  (von Pannewitz' Chief of Staff)
22.11.1916 11. Armee  (von Winckler's Chief of Staff)
15.02.1917 7. Armee  (von Schubert and von Boehn's Chief of Staff)
04.11.1918 unknown 
00.00.1918 Preußische Kriegsministerium - Berlin  (Chief of Demobilization Office)
18.04.1918 Oberst
   
Pour le Merite:  30 April 1917
highest rank:  Oberst




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