Generalmajor Felix von Merkatz

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Generalmajor Felix von Merkatz

Post by IanE » 04 Dec 2023 01:53

I am looking for life date and career information relating to Felix von Merkatz
Kommdr. Infanterregiment Nr. 67 (1914 - 1917)

Oberstleut. 23.03.1914
Oberst
GM d.R. 30.07.1920
I believe he was born in 1861 and died in 1940. Anyone able to tell where he was born/died and relevant dates?

What date was he promoted to Oberst/

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Ian

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Re: Generalmajor Felix von Merkatz

Post by Ken S. » 11 Dec 2023 05:24

From the regimental history:

Promoted Oberst sometime in October 1916 (volume I, page 267)
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Appointed commander 49th Landwehr Infantry Brigade on October 13, 1917 (volume II, page 82)
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Re: Generalmajor Felix von Merkatz

Post by IanE » 11 Dec 2023 10:01

Many thanks for the information. very much appreciated.

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Re: Generalmajor Felix von Merkatz

Post by JakeV » 11 Dec 2023 19:44

Ernst Eduard Paul Felix von Merkatz
* 13.06.1861 in Torgau/Provinz Sachsen
† 22.10.1940 in Stuttgart (Darmkrebs)

Vater: Karl von Merkatz, Hauptmann a.D.
Mutter: Adelheid, geb. von Lüderitz

03.06.1897 Heirat mit Irma, geb. Schneider (* 03.10.1878 in Aachen; † 19.09.1966 in Dingelsdorf am Bodensee)
19.10.1911 Geburt des Sohnes Johann-Friedrich in Diedenhofen/Lothringen (zuletzt Oberst i.G.)

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Re: Generalmajor Felix von Merkatz

Post by abaus » 12 Dec 2023 01:25

His military career.

Andy

Felix von Merkatz (23.06.1861-22.10.1940)
30.07.20 d. Char. als Gen.Maj. erhalt.
31.03.20 m. Pens. d. Absch. bew.
01.10.19-31.03.20 Kom. d. Reichw. Inf. R. 44
02.01.19 Kom. d. Inf. R. 135
16.02.18-20.08.18 Kom. d. 240. Inf. Brig.
15.10.17-16.02.18 Kom. d. 49. Landw. Inf. Brig.
00.12.16 PKrO2mSchw
14.10.14-12.10.17 Kom. d. Inf. R. 67
27.01.11-14.10.14 Kom. d. I./Inf. R. 135 (Diedenhofen)
27.01.08-27.01.11 b. St. d. Gren. R. 110 (Mannheim)
13.09.99-27.01.08 Chef 11./Gren. R. 110 (Mannheim)
22.03.97-13.09.99 Chef 5./Gren. R. 110 (Heidelberg)
27.01.97-22.03.97 überz. Hptm. i. Gren. R. 110
15.08.94-27.01.97 in 12./Gren. R. 110 (Mannheim)
05.07.94-15.08.94 k.z. Inf. Schießsch. v. Gren. R. 110
1894-05.07.94 in 2./Gren. R. 110 (Mannheim)
1893 in 3./Gren. R. 110 (Mannheim)
1892 in 12./Gren. R. 110 (Mannheim)
01.04.91-1891 in 2./Gren. R. 110 (Mannheim)
01.10.87-01.04.91 k. als Erzieh. z. Kad. H. in Potsdam
1887-01.10.87 in 4./Gren. R. 110 (Mannheim)
1885-1886 in 11./Gren. R. 110 (Mannheim)
13.01.83-1884 in 7./Gren. R. 110 (Heidelberg)
13.01.83 Sek.Lt.
15.11.81 Port. Fähnr.
16.04.81 als char. Port. Fähnr. v. Kad. K. d. Gren. R. 110 überw.

Orden 1914: PRAO4 PStJO PDK BZ3bmE

Oberst 05-10-16 J
Oberstlt. 22-03-14 D
Major 27-01-08 Pp
Hptm. 27-01-97 F3f
Prem.Lt. 16-05-91
Sek.Lt. 13-01-83

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Re: Generalmajor Felix von Merkatz

Post by IanE » 12 Dec 2023 09:18

Jake and Andy,

Fantastic! Thank you both very much.

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