The Freikorps Plehwe was the reinforced 2. Garde-Reserve-Regiment of Freiwilligen 1. Garde-Reserve-Division and saw action in the Baltic states.


Hauptmann der Reserve Karl von Plehwe

Formed in the area of

Kurland and Litauen

Order of battle (25 Oct 1919)

2. Garde-Reserve-Regiment (I.-III.)
Freiwilliges Jägerkorps Goldingen: Hauptmann der Reserve Berding
Kavallerie-Zug von Plehwe
Kavallerie-Eskadron Schw. Jägerkorps
Kurländische-Abteilung (4. & 7.)/1. Garde-Reserve-Feldartillerie-Regiment
2. Batterie/Garde-Fußartillerie-Regiment
Fuhrpark-Kolonne 1204
Geheime Feldpolizei (mounted)
Reserve-Artillery (2 x batteries, one of which was Russian)
Panzerzug V

Notable members

Oberstleutnant der Reserve Karl von Plehwe (holder of the Prussian Pour le Mérite Order)
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)

Sources used

Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -