The Freikorps Michaelis (also Freiwilligen Verband 40. Infanterie-Division) was formed from volunteers from 40. Infanterie-Division.
It was absorbed by Freiwillligen Grenzjäger-Brigade 1.


Hauptmann Michaelis

Formed in the area of

Generalkommando XII. Armeekorps Dresden (Freistaat Sachsen)

Notable members

- None known at this time -
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)


The "Freiw. Verb. 40. I.-D." cuff title was used by this unit.

Sources used

Lothar Hartung - Deutsche Freikorps 1918-1921
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939
Gordon Williamson & Thomas McGuirl - German Military Cuffbands 1784-Present

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -