Formation of the German Army Corps - Aug 1914
 
 
Army Corps
2 Infantry Divisions
 
Army Corps Headquarters:
Corps Commander = General or Generalleutnant
General Staff
Chief of Staff 
Ia - operations & tactics  (1.GSO)
Ib - affairs behind the lines
Ic - intelligence services 
Id - assistance for Ia
Adjutantur:  administrative staff
IIa - Adjutants for particulars
IIb - 2x Adjutants for Commanding General
IIc - 2x Adjutants for reinforcements and equine affairs
Section III:  field judicial officers
Section IVa:  Corps Intendant for supply svcs w/ Field Intendance, finance, supply depot
Section IVb:  Corps Medical Officer & staff
Section IVc:  Corps Veterinary Officer & staff
Commandant of Headquarters:  cavalry & infantry staff guard, field police, field P.O.
Assigned Commanders:  munitions columns, trains, pioneer battalion, telephone det
 
* Corps HQ staff = 66 officers, 245 NCOs & other ranks
* 40 Army Corps (General Commands) active at Mobilization;  66 at Armistice
 
das Korps:  organizational diagram of I. Army Corps
das Korps:  wire diagram
die Armeekorps:  history of the Imperial Army Corps
 
 
 
Armeekorps composed of:
 
 
Infanterie-Division  (2x)
Infantry Division  =  2 Brigades  (Infanterie-Brigaden)
plus:  Field Arty Brigade (Feldartillerie-Brigade), Cavalry Regiment (Kavallerie-Regiment)
 
Infanterie-Brigade  (4x)
Infantry Brigade  =  2 Regiments  (Infanterie-Regimenter)
  
Infanterie-Regiment  (8x)
Infantry Regiment  =  3 Battalions  (Bataillone)
plus:  Machine-Gun Company (Maschinen-Gewehr-Kompanie)
 
Bataillon  (24x)
Infantry Battalion  =  4 Companies  (Kompanien)
 
Kompanie  (96x)
Infantry Company  =  3 Platoons  (Zge)
 
MG-Kompanie  (8x)
Machine-Gun Company  (MGK) =  subordinate to Regimental HQ
 
Feldartillerie-Brigade  (2x)
Field Artillery Brigade  =  2 Field Artillery Regiments  (Feldartillerie-Regimenter)
 
Kavallerie-Regiment  (1-2x)
Cavalry Regiment  =  4 Squadrons  (Eskadrons)
 
Korps-Truppen
Heavy Howitzer Battalion, Aviation Detachment, Telephone Detachment, Searchlight Section,
Corps Pontoon Train, 2x Munitions Column Sections, Foot Artillery Munitions Column Section,
2x Train Sections
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Cron's Imperial German Army 1914-18

and various sources 

 
 

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