Eduard Max Vollrath Friedrich Prinz zu Salm-Horstmar
(22.08.1841 - 23.12.1923)
place of birth: 
 Schloß Varlar, Münsterland
Königreich Preußen:  Generaladjutant SM,  General der Kavallerie


Imperial German General der Kavallerie Prinz zu Salm-Horstmar served in Kaiser Wilhelm II's military entourage as an adjutant general. His father was Prince Wilhelm zu Salm-Horstmar and mother was Princess Elisabeth zu Solms-Rödelheim. The prince saw action during the Austro-Prussian War of 1866 as an ordinance officer fighting under General Herwarth von Bittenfeld, commander of the Army of the Elbe. He likewise took part in the Franco- Prussian War of 1870-71 as a squadron commander in the cavalry. During the Great War, Prinz zu Salm-Horstmar continued his service in Kaiser Wilhelm II's entourage as General Adjutant. 





General der Kavallerie ... 24.12.1905

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

  
 
Curriculum Vitae
   
00.00.1859 Sekonde-Lieutenant
15.06.1866 Der Deutsche Krieg von 1866   (participant in the Austro-Prussian War of 1866)
30.10.1866 Premier-Lieutenant
17.05.1870 Hauptmann
19.07.1870 Deutsch-Französischer Krieg von 1870–1871   (awarded Iron Cross during Franco-Prussian War)
30.03.1880 Major
15.11.1886 Kürassier-Regiment ,,von Driesen (Westfälisches) Nr. 4 - Münster  (Cdr)
17.06.1887 Oberst-Lieutenant
19.02.1889 Garde-Kürassier-Regiment - Berlin  (Cdr)
24.03.1890 Oberst
14.05.1890 1. Garde-Kavallerie-Brigade - Berlin  (Cdr)
25.03.1893 Generalmajor
17.12.1896 General-Lieutenant
00.00.1904 Generaladjutant SM Wilhelm II  (Adjutant General to HM Wilhelm II)
24.12.1905 General der Kavallerie
10.09.1908 à la suite:  Garde-Kürassier-Regiment
   
Great War
   
02.08.1914 Generaladjutant SM Wilhelm II  (Adjutant General to HM Wilhelm II)
   
   
 

06.05.1914

 

 

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