Max Reinhard August Freiherr von Holzing-Berstett
(01.01.1867 - 09.09.1936)
place of birth: 
 Karlsruhe
Königreich Preußen:  Generalmajor  (Kav)


Prussian cavalry officer Max Freiherr von Holzing-Berstett served as one of His Majesty Kaiser Wilhelm II's aide-de-camps as Germany mobilized for the Great War. He also commanded a cavalry brigade commander for most of the latter half of the War. In post-War Germany, the general continued his involvement as an expert horseman, serving as president of the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) from 1935 to 1936. He died on 9 September 1936 in Bollschweil.







Generalmajor ..................... 15.07.1918
 
 
 

  
 
Curriculum Vitae
   
00.00.0000 Dragoner-Regiment ,,Freiherr von Manteuffel (Rheinisches) Nr. 5 - Hofgeismar
15.02.1887 Sekonde-Lieutenant
18.06.1895 Premier-Lieutenant
23.03.1901 Rittmeister
27.01.1908 Major
00.00.0000 Flügeladjutant SM des Kaiser und Königs  (ADC in HM Wilhelm II's court)
22.03.1913 1. Garde-Dragoner-Regiment ,,Königin Viktoria von Groß Britannien und Irland - Berlin  (Cdr)
18.04.1913 Oberstleutnant
   
Great War
   
02.08.1914 Flügeladjutant SM des Kaiser und Königs  (ADC in HM Wilhelm II's court)
18.04.1915 Oberst
20.06.1915 3. Garde-Kavallerie-Brigade - Führer  (provisional Cdr until 02.08.1915)
05.10.1915 2. Garde-Kavallerie-Brigade - Führer  (provisional Cdr until 26.11.1915)
26.11.1915 unknown
16.10.1916 3. Garde-Kavallerie-Brigade
10.03.1917 25. Kavallerie-Brigade (Großherzoglich Hessische)
15.07.1918 Generalmajor
18.08.1918 96. Reserve-Infanterie-Brigade  (Cdr)
11.11.1918 96. Reserve-Infanterie-Brigade  (Cdr)
07.02.1919 28. Kavallerie-Brigade  (Cdr)
   
   
 

06.05.1914

 

 

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