Count Fleix von Bothmer
Bavarian General of Infantry, Commander, Bothmer Corps*
7 July 1915

He was awarded the Pour le Mérite for outstanding leadership and distinguished military planning and succesful operations during the battle of Dniester, Gnila-Lipa, and Zlota-Lipa. He also received the Grand Cross of the Bavarian (Bayern) Military Max Joseph Order. He also received the Oakleaves. During the battle around the city of Brzezany during the German summer offensive on the eastern front and during the battle at bridgehead at Zbrucz he was recognized for his outstanding leadership and orgainzation.

* The corps consisted of the Bavarian II Army Corps, the Prussian 1st Infantry Division and the 3rd Garde Infantry Division, and the Hungrian Honved Division.


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