The Freikorps Stever was raised on 1 February 1919 in Wünsdorf and fought on the Baltic coast as part of Freikorps Weickhmann.


Korvettenkapitän Stever

Formed in the area of

Kurland and Litauen

Manpower strength


Order of battle

Batterie (von Wedel), 4 FK 16 7,7cm field guns
2 x Batterie (Waldau), 4 light howitzers
MG Company

Notable members

SS-Standartenführer Otto Binge (Waffen-SS)
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)


The "Freik. Stever" cuff title was used by this unit.

Sources used

Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939
Gordon Williamson & Thomas McGuirl - German Military Cuffbands 1784-Present
Mark C. Yerger - Waffen-SS Commanders: The army, corps and divisional leaders of a legend (2 vol)

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -