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Alexander Ritter von Metz
FML Alexander Ritter Metz von Spondalunga was born in Budweis, Bohemia, on 11 May 1861. He reached the rank of Feldmarschalleutnant and led the 11. infantry division as part of the Ost Armee under GdI Alfred Krauss until the armstice in November 1918. A more complete picture of FML Alexander von Metz and his family may be found at on their family website.

GWS, 11/01 [rev. 6/08]

Orders of Battle: Northern Front, May 1915
Immediately preceding the Dunajec offensive
Deutsche XI. Armee, preu§. Generaloberst
v. Mackensen
    Chief of Staff, preu§. Oberst
   …st. VI. Korps, Kmdt. Feldmlt.
v. Arz
    Chief of Staff, Oberst Josef Huber
       39. HonvŽd inf. div., Feldmlt.
v. Hadfy
              77. HonvŽd inf. brig., Genmj. v. Molnar
              78. HonvŽd inf. brig., Oberst Daubner
              39. field art. brig., Oberst Nowotny
        12. inf. div., Feldmlt. Kestranek
              23. inf. brig., Genmj. Ritt. v. Metz
              24. inf. brig., Genmj.
v. Puchalski
              12. field art. brig., Oberst v. Dobner

Orders of Battle: Roumanian Front, November 1916
Immediately following the invasion of Roumania
Southern Front,
Prinz Leopold von Bayern
Linsingen Army Group, Gen. d. Inf.
von Linsingen
4. K.u.K. Armee, Generaloberst
von Terszty‡nszky
    Szurmay K.u.K. Korps, Feldmlt.
        11. inf. div., Genmj. von Metz
        10. Deutsch Landsturm div., Genlt. von Stocken

Orders of Battle: Eastern Front, July 1917
Immediately following the Kerensky Offensive
Linsingen Army Group, Gen. d. Inf.
von Linsingen
IV. K.u.K. Armee, Generaloberst
von Kirchbach
    Luga Group, Gen. d. Inf. Riemann
       108. Deutsch inf. div., ?
       124. Deutsch inf. div., Genmj. von RŸstow
       11. K.u.K. inf. div., Genmj. von Metz