|9th Cavalry Division|
Flag of the Staff of a Division (1871–1918)
|Active||2 August 1914 – 3 March 1918|
|Disbanded||3 March 1918|
|Size||Approximately 5,000 (on mobilisation)|
|Engagements||World War I|
The 9th Cavalry Division (9. Kavallerie-Division) was a unit of the German Army in World War I. The division was formed on mobilization of the German Army in August 1914. The division was dissolved in March 1918.
A more detailed combat chronicle can be found at the German-language version of this article.
Order of Battle on mobilisationEdit
On formation, in August 1914, the component units of the division were:
- 13th Cavalry Brigade (from VII Corps District)
- 14th Cavalry Brigade (from VII Corps District)
- 19th Cavalry Brigade (from X Corps District)
- Horse Artillery Abteilung of the 10th (1st Hannover) Field Artillery "von Scharnhorst" Regiment
- 7th Machine Gun Detachment
- Pioneer Detachment
- Signals Detachment
- Heavy Wireless Station 21
- Light Wireless Station 8
- Light Wireless Station 17
- Cavalry Motorised Vehicle Column 9
Changes in organizationEdit
- 13th Cavalry Brigade Staff on 8 February 1916 joined the Warsaw General Government as Cavalry Inspector.
- 14th Cavalry Brigade joined Guard Cavalry Division on 23 February 1918
- 19th Cavalry Brigade joined Guard Cavalry Division on 8 April 1917
- Cron, Hermann (2002). Imperial German Army 1914–18: Organisation, Structure, Orders-of-Battle [first published: 1937]. Helion & Co. ISBN 1-874622-70-1.
- Ellis, John; Cox, Michael (1993). The World War I Databook. Aurum Press Ltd. ISBN 1-85410-766-6.
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