Arnold von Winckler
Lt. General, Commander, IV. Reserve Corps.
27 November 1915
He was awarded the Pour le Merite for outstanding leadership and distinguished military planning and succesful operations during the Austro-German invasion of Serbia on 7 October 1915. The award was also in recognition of distinction when his forces forced the Serbian army into general retreat after crossing the Danube in October. He was also awarded the Oakleaves.