Formation of the German Infantry Regiment - Aug 1914
 
 
Infantry Regiment
3 Infantry Battalions, 1 Machine-Gun Company
 
Regimental Headquarters:
Commander  =  Oberst or Oberstleutnant
Regimental Adjutant 
Medical Officer
Train Transport Commander
3x Battalion Commanders
Machine-Gun Company Commander
 
* Infantry Regiment  =  approx. 3,340 men
* 2 August 1914:  368 Imperial German infantry regiments
 
das Infanterie-Regiment:   organizational diagram of Grenadier-Regiment Nr. 1
das Infanterie-Regiment:   wire diagram
 
 
 
Infanterie-Regiment composed of:
 
 
Bataillon  (3x)
Infantry Battalion  =  4 Companies  (Kompanien)
 
Kompanie  (12x)
Company  =  3 Platoons  (Zge)
 
Zug  (36x)
Platoon  =  4 Sections  (Sektionen)
 
Sektion  (144x)
Section  =  2 Groups  (Gruppen)
 
MG-Kompanie  (1x)
one Machine-Gun Company directly subordinate to Regimental HQ
 
 
 
 
 
 

Cron's Imperial German Army 1914-18

and various sources 

 
 

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