Bruno von Mudra
General of Infantry, Commander, XVI. Army Corps
13 January 1915
He was awarded the Pour le Merite for outstanding leadership and distinguished military planning and succesful operations in France where General von Mudra's corps fought for over two months in the Argonne against the French troops. The award was also given in recognition of his ability to cooperate with the 5th Army under Crown Prince Wilhelm's command. He also received the Oakleaves.