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1. Garde-Regiment zu Fuß (Painting by Carl Röchling, 1894)

The 1st Guards Infantry Division (German: 1. Garde-Infanterie-Division) was a unit of the Prussian (and later) Imperial German Army and was stationed in Berlin.


The Division was created following reorganization on September 5, 1818 of the brigades (previously grouped into Armie Korps) to assume designation as divisions. The foot regiments and batteries of the Prussian Guards were grouped into the Garde Division.[1]

Imperial German Army before 1918

The division was a unit in the Guards Corps of the Imperial German Army. At the outbreak of the First World War it was commanded by Gen-Lt. Oskar von Hutier.

  • Order of Battle: 1914
    • 1st Guards Infantry Brigade
    • 2nd Guards Infantry Brigade
    • Guards Hussar Regiment (German) (2nd, 3rd, and 5th Squadrons)
    • 1st Guards Field Artillery Brigade
    • 1st Company, Guards Pioneer Battalion
    • 1st and 3rd Section, Guards Field Ambulance Company
    • 1st Guards Division Engineers


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