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Georg Freiherr von Gayl
Georg Freiherr von Gayl during WWI
Born (1850-02-25)February 25, 1850
Died 3 May 1927(1927-05-03) (aged 77)
Place of birth Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia
Place of death Stolp, Germany
Allegiance  German Empire
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1869–1919
Rank General of Infantry
Commands held 10. Ersatz-Division
13. Landwehr-Division
Battles/wars Franco-Prussian War
Boxer Rebellion
World War I
Awards Pour le Mérite
Relations Egon Freiherr von Gayl
Franz Freiherr von Gayl

Georg Freiherr von Gayl (25 February 1850 – 3 May 1927) was a Prussian officer, and General during World War I. Also, he was a recipient of Pour le Mérite.



  • Hildebrand, Karl-Friedrich and Zweng, Christian (1999). Die Ritter des Ordens Pour le Mérite des I. Weltkriegs, Band 1: A-G. Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2505-7.

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