(Photo courtesy of Gareth Collins)

General der Kavallerie Hugo von Kayser
Born: 15 Jun 1873 in Koblenz
Died: 23 Sep 1949 in Braunschweig
Promotions:
Fähnrich (19 Nov 1890); Sekondeleutnant (19 Sep 1891); Oberleutnant (27 Jan 1899); Rittmeister (15 Sep 1904); Major (22 Apr 1912); Oberstleutnant (18 Apr 1917); Oberst (18 Dec 1920); Generalmajor (01 Jul 1923); Generalleutnant (01 Feb 1927); General der Kavallerie (01 Dec 1929)
Career:
Entered Army Service (24 Feb 1890)
Fahnenjunker in the 3rd Hussar-Regiment (24 Feb 1890-27 Jan 1897)
Transferred into the 13th Hussar-Regiment (27 Jan 1897-27 Jan 1903)
Regiment-Adjutant of the 13th Hussar-Regiment (01 Nov 1897-01 Apr 1902)
Adjutant of the 4th Cavalry-Brigade (27 Jan 1903-18 Aug 1905)
Squadron-Chief in the 12th Hussar-Regiment (18 Aug 1905-18 Apr 1912)
Adjutant of the 1st Cavalry-Inspection (18 Apr 1912-18 Apr 1913)
With the Staff of the 3rd Hussar-Regiment (18 Apr 1913-01 Oct 1913)
Commander of the Officers-Riding-School Paderborn (01 Oct 1913-01 Aug 1914)
Commander of the 5th Reserve-Hussar-Regiment (01 Aug 1914-10 Nov 1914)
Commander of the Cavalry-Regiment of Corps-Reserve (10 Nov 1914-10 Oct 1915)
Commander of the 3rd Ulanen-Regiment (10 Oct 1915-15 Apr 1916)
Commander of the 5th Reserve-Hussar-Regiment (15 Apr 1916-05 May 1916)
Commander of the 16th Reserve-Infantry-Regiment (05 May 1916-15 Jan 1918)
Commander of the 3rd Hussar-Regiment (15 Jan 1918-01 Aug 1918)
Commander of the 14th Cavalry-Rifle-Command (01 Aug 1918-03 Sep 1918)
Severely wounded, in Hospital (03 Sep 1918-18 Feb 1919)
Commander of the 3rd Hussar-Regiment (18 Feb 1919-00 Apr 1919)
Chief of the Cavalry-Department in the Prussian War Ministry (00 Apr 1919-01 Oct 1919)
Chief of Staff of the Inspection of Cavalry (01 Oct 1919-01 Oct 1921)
Commander of the Cavalry-School Hannover (01 Oct 1921-01 Jan 1925)
Commander of the 2nd Cavalry-Division (01 Jan 1925-01 Oct 1926)
Inspector of Cavalry (01 Oct 1926-01 Dec 1929)
Commander-in-Chief of Group-Command 2 (01 Dec 1929-30 Nov 1931)
Retired (mit der Erlaubnis zum Tragen der Uniform des Reiter-Regiments 3) (30 Nov 1931)

Decorations & Awards:
1914 EK I
1914 EK II


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