Johannes von Eben
General of Infantry, Commanding General, 1st Army Corps.
24 July 1915
He was awarded the Pour le Mérite for outstanding leadership and distinguished military planning and succesful operations in cooperation with the Austrian 2nd Army during the Russian 1916 Summer and early Fall offensive. Also for recognition of distinction during the battle at Zborov. He was also awarded the Oakleaves, 22 September 1917, for distinguished military planning during the German 1917 summer offensive in Rumania.