August Wilhelm Alexander von Pape
Colonel, Commander (1866) - Lt General, Commander, 1st Garde Infantry Regiment(1872)
17 September 1866 - Pour le Mérite -- 22 March 1872 - Oakleaves
He was awarded the Pour le Mérite Order in recognition of outstanding leadership and distinguished military planning and operations during the 1870-1871 campaigns in conjunction with the Prussian forces.
He was awarded the Oakleaves to the Pour le Mérite Order in recognition of oustanding leadership and distinguished military planning and operations concerning the 1st Garde Infantry Regiment and during the military campaigns at St. Privat (August 18, 1870) and Sedan (September 1, 1870).
He was born in 1813 and died 8 May 1895. - see pdf link.
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