Infantry Regiment & Mountain Infantry Regiment
(Infanterie Regiment - Inf.Rgt. & Gebirgs-Infanterie Regiment - Geb.Inf.Rgt.)

Inf Rgt The infantry regiment consisted of 3 Füs.(S.)Bat. (infantry batallions) or of 2 Füs.(S.)Bat and one Geb. Füs.(S.)Bat (mountain infantry batallion).

A few regiments only had two batallions.

On regimental level it had allocated (in addition to the regimental staff of approx 160 men) for communication tasks:

  • four telephone patrols (organic)
  • 3 Of, 3 NCO and 24 men as runners (with bicycles)
  • one half cavalry platoon from the divisional cavalry squadron.
  • one bicycle platoon from the divisional bicycle company.
  • one radio station from the divisional radio detachment.
Geb Inf Rgt The mountain infantry regiment consisted of 3 Geb Füs.(S.)Bat. (mountain infantry batallions) or 2 Geb. Füs.(S.)Bat (mountain infantry batallion).

On regimental level it had allocated (in addition to the regimental staff of approx 160 men) for communication tasks:

  • 3 Of, 3 NCO and 24 men as runners (with bicycles)
  • one bicycle platoon from the divisional bicycle company.
  • one radio station from the divisional radio detachment.

 

  Inf Rgt Geb Füs Rgt
Rifles ca 1'500 ca 1'500
Light Machine Guns 109 109
- thereof on tripod 28 28
Heavy Machine Guns 48 48
81mm Mortars 12 12
47mm infantry guns 6 6
Horses 424 698
Motor vehicles 10 10