Eugen Karl August Johann Joseph von Keller
(07.12.1843 - 29.01.1938)
place of birth:  München
Königreich Bayern:  Generalleutnant

                          

Generalleutnant Eugen Ritter von Keller served as an officer in the Bavarian military forces prior to the Great War.  He was General Carl von Orff's Chief of Staff at II. Bavarian Army Corps headquarters in Munich from January 1889 until May 1890, when Otto von Parseval took command of II. Army Corps. Von Keller remained as Parseval's chief of staff until March 1892, when he was selected to command a Bavarian field artillery brigade. General von Keller was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Bavarian Crown (Verdienstorden der Bayerischen Krone) on 27 December 1891, which also resulted in his being raised to the knighthood one month later. His son Friedrich von Keller served as a German diplomat prior to and during the Second World War.


     

Generalleutnant .............. 20.04.1898

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