Max von Boehn
General of Infantry, Commanding General, IX. Reserve Corps.
24 August 1916
He was awarded the Pour le Mérite for outstanding leadership and distinguished military planning and succesful operations during the British Somme offensive between July and August, 1916. Also in recognition of distinction during the battles of Thiepval and Delville Woods. He also received the Oakleaves for outstanding leadership during the 1917 French Aisne offensive and distinction during the battle of Chemin des Dames.