Sekondeleutnant to Leutnant

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Sekondeleutnant to Leutnant

Postby Phil Nix » 02 May 2009 17:56

When was the army rank of Sekondeleutnant changed to Leutnant.I have one date of 1st Jaunary 1899 for Hermann Cummerow did this date apply to all
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Re: Sekondeleutnant to Leutnant

Postby Glenn2438 » 02 May 2009 18:52

Phil,

that is correct. The AKO of 1 January 1899 changed various titles of rank into a more pure "German" form:

Portepee-Fähnrich - Fähnrich.
Sekonde-Lieutenant - Leutnant
Premier-Lieutenant- Oberleutnant
Oberst -Lieutenant - Oberstleutnant
General-Lieutenant - Generalleutant

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Re: Sekondeleutnant to Leutnant

Postby Phil Nix » 03 May 2009 12:05

Thanks Glenn
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